Mike McCarley is a successful American Broadcasting Executive and President of Golf for the NBC Sports Group. Mike has a deep passion for what he does, and loves to inspire others to be just as passionate as he is. By using his passion, deep connections, and experiences in the golf and sports world, Mike responds to anecdotes from Charlie Mechem’s “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer.”
Jay Stockwell has made the transition from tracking submarines as a naval officer to tracking mucus viscosity for Puffs tissues to senior executive of three companies. With the help of anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer,” Jay is able to detail how adaptability, risk-taking, and courage enabled him to achieve such a career metamorphosis.
Tom Keckeis is the CEO of Messer Construction, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. and a firm believer in working hard, asking for advice, and learning from those around you. Using his experience in the construction world, Tom reacts to anecdotes from Charlie Mechem’s “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer.”
Dottie Pepper, a professional women’s golfer and current CBS golf broadcaster, reacts to Charlie Mechem’s “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer,” as she explains how courageous risk taking, imagination, deep passion, a sense of humor, and a little bit of shoe polish, helped her shoot for the stars and land on her feet to achieve her goals.
Tim Schigel is a passionate consummate entrepreneur who has founded companies such as Refinery Ventures and Share This, and works hard to get involved with and support start-up companies and organizations. Tim relates to anecdotes from Charlie Mechem’s “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer,” by referencing his passion for his career.
Annika Sörenstam is one of the greatest female golfers of this generation and founder of the ANNIKA Foundation. Through the use of anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal: A Fun Guide to Help You Become a Better Speaker and Writer,” Annika discusses her life and career in golf, the environmental effects of the sport, being a woman and a parent, and the drive, effort, and imagination it takes to be successful in anything you do.
Mike Whan, commissioner for the LPGA since 2010, has found that a mixture of planning, change, honesty, and a balance of optimism and pessimism, is the perfect recipe for success. Mike relates to anecdotes from “Total Anecdotal” with examples from his experiences as a “marketing guy” and LPGA Commissioner.
Juli Inkster is one of the greatest players of the LPGA, a member of the LPGA Hall of Fame and World Golf Hall of Fame, as well as captain of the U.S. Solheim Cup Team for the past three tournaments. She responds to Charlie Mechem’s “Total Anecdotal” by telling stories about her life and career.
Jack Nicklaus, American golf legend and creator of “Golf My Way,” reacts to Charlie Mechem’s “Total Anecdotal” as he recalls the highs and lows of his golfing career, and how he views each day and each swing as individual entities of their own—that yesterday’s swing may be better than today’s and vice versa, and that’s okay.