Being able to communicate clearly, either spoken or written, has never been more challenging than it is today. After all, if you don’t master the mechanics of effective communication, the content of your message won’t much matter!
This book is a catalog of anecdotes relevant to different subjects designed to support your speech and help you make your case. The podcast, 15 Minutes with Charlie, further reflects on these anecdotes with stories from professionals like Jack Nicklaus, Juli Inkster, and Annika Sörenstam.
Nancy Lopez| Golf Legend and LPGA Hall of FamerNancy Lopez is one of the great names in the history of golf. In her time, Nancy has won 48 LPGA Tour events, three of which were major championships. She has also been a great advocate for the game of golf and has given much back to the sport. Listen as Nancy connects to anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer.”
Steve Mosko | Former Sony Pictures Television Chief and Current CEO of Village Roadshow Entertainment GroupSteve Mosko is one of the most respected and successful executives in the entertainment business. Steve has had a 41-year long career in the business. After spending 24 years working with Sony Pictures Television, well known for its award-winning show Breaking Bad, Steve now holds the position of CEO at Village Roadshow Entertainment Group. Steve has a lot of wisdom to share as he reacts to anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer.”
Jay Ratliff | Major Media Aviation Consultant and Stock Day Trading AdvisorJay Ratliff is an aviation consultant to several major media companies and an advisor on Stock Day Trading. He is also a substitute host for a number of major broadcasters, and has been a great help in promoting Charlie’s book. Jay shares his wisdom on the importance of applying hard work and passion to your goals as he reacts to anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer.”
Tommy Thayer | Rock Legend, Lead Guitarist of KISSTommy Thayer is an American musician and songwriter, and lead guitarist for the American hard rock band KISS. Tommy was raised by his mother, a classically trained violinist and singer, and his father, a community leader, businessman, and Brigadier General in the US Army during World War II. Tommy gives a unique perspective as he reacts to anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer,” by reflecting on stories from his interesting life and career.
Richard Hunt | From the Publisher’s PerspectiveRichard Hunt is the head of Praus Press and the publisher of Charlie Mechem’s “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer,” as well as Charlie’s previous book, “Who’s That With Charlie.” Richard offer’s his insights into the anecdotes in “Total Anecdotal,” offering a publisher’s perspective into what makes the contents of a book like this so valuable.
Pete Blackshaw | Digital Advertising Pioneer: Investing in the FuturePete Blackshaw, newly appointed CEO of Cintrifuse, a fund of funds and startup incubator created by Procter & Gamble, Kroger, Western Southern, and other major entities in the Greater Cincinnati region. Pete uses his marketing and management expertise to react to anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer.”
“His collection here inspires you, makes you pause and think and even makes you laugh- thought provoking and entertaining. Thank you Charlie.”
-Jack Nicklaus, Golf Legend