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Charlie Mechem

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331: Charlie Mechem on Using Anecdotes for Connecting and Communicating with Power

Play Your Position with Mary Lou Kayser

Charlie Mechem’s remarkable business career spans six decades and includes stints as a lawyer, a business executive heading up the Taft Broadcasting empire, and the Commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association. Charlie is a consummate storyteller, and he uses his great deal of experience, wisdom, and joy to help professionals become more engaging speakers. His book, Total Anecdotal, and podcast, 15 Minutes with Charlie, were made to share his insights and help readers and listeners become better presenters. Charlie Mechem is the most senior member of Team PYP -- at 90 years young, he is still going strong and proves age is just a number. Listen to this delightful conversation between me and Charlie. You're going to be inspired! = = = = = The Team here at PYP has put together another uplifting, insightful, and inspiring show for you today. Our goal is to bring you timely, relevant, and useful conversations so that you can experience more success, energy, and LIFE as the leader of your business, career, side hustle, or passion. We always appreciate your rating and review of the show. If you haven’t already been incredibly generous and awesome, now’s your chance when you leave us a review and make sure to subscribe to the show wherever you listen to podcasts! Here are a few ways I can help you: Share this episode with one person who could use a boost of inspiration and positivity today. Grab your copy of my leadership playbook that teaches you the 11 skills you can quickly master to become an exceptional leader.   Say yes to yourself -- watch this video that takes you inside the space of moving toward the next best version of you. Buy one of my books on Amazon and leave me a 5-star review.  


22 Nov 2020

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Charlie Mechem: Using Anecdotes as a Leader

The Manage Your Message Podcast

How can leaders best use stories, anecdotes, and humor to be more effective? Host Jim Karrh speaks with author, business advisor, and former LPGA commissioner Charlie Mechem.


11 Aug 2020

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🎧 Season #2:34 Your Unforgettable Stories with Charlie Mechem 🎤

Influencer Networking Secrets Podcast

Charlie Mechem, Bestselling author, former CEO of the Taft Broadcasting Company and one-time commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association, joins us for this episode of Influencer Networking Secrets. Charlie’s here to show you how to “Become a Curator” of amazingly powerful and highly connective stories. This episode is an instant classic on how to select and share the best story for any situation you find yourself in. This will make you, your stories, and your business stick with people long after that conversation is over. Let’s get to it! In this episode: The IMMEASURABLE Power and Advantages you’ll gain by telling good stories How to easily and accurately discern which stories to share with any audience for the deepest impact How to put miles between yourself and your competition through storytelling Why stories are CRUCIAL to human existence and connectivity Resources Links to Links to Charlie’s bestselling book, “Total Anecdotal,” and his podcast “15 Minutes with Charlie” HERE: 👇  Total Anecdotal 15 Minutes with Charlie 👍 FOLLOW Charlie Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/charles.mechem LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charles-mechem-90b1959/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/totalanecdotal/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/chuck9123 📘  Sign Up to Get Your FREE Advance Copy of “Influencer Networking Secrets” (the book) HERE: 👇 https://www.thepaulsedwards.com Join the FREE “Influencer Networking Secrets” Private Group HERE: 👇 https://www.facebook.com/groups/influencernetworkingsecrets 👍 Follow me: Podcast: Influencer Networking Secrets 🎶 Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/thepaulsedwards  👍 InstaGram: https://www.instagram.com/thepaulsedwards LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thepaulsedwards Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepaulsedwards


10 Aug 2020

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77: COVID19 Special Charlie Mechem

World of Speakers

Ryan Foland speaks with Charlie Mechem, an expert on effective communication with over 60 years of speaking experience. In this special edition podcast, Charlie offers advice for speakers who now have to operate in a time where there is civil unrest. It is an open and powerful conversation.Many speakers are anxious about what is going to happen in the future, and this can lead to immobility, but you can acknowledge that the world is changing, and you can be part of that change or you can resist that change. In this podcast, Ryan and Charlie encourage speakers to be patient during these challenging time, to take this opportunity to work in and on their business, to work on making their content relevant, to not give up, and to have a sense of humor along the way.


3 Jul 2020

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Episode 12.5 - Talk LPGA History to Me with Former LPGA Commissioner Charlie Mechem

Talk Birdie To Me

Talk Birdie to Me host Anya Alvarez catches up with former LPGA Commissioner Charlie Mechem.Half episodes include extended conversations.


10 Oct 2019

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Episode 12 - Talk LPGA History to Me with former LPGA Commissioner Charlie Mechem

Talk Birdie To Me

Talk Birdie to Me host Anya Alvarez catches up with former LPGA Commissioner Charlie Mechem.


10 Oct 2019

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YB2C Live! Ep #139 Charlie Mechem: Octogenarian Author and Podcaster

The YB2C Live! Podcast

Welcome to Season 3, Episode #139 of the YB2C Live! Podcast for Entrepreneurs, with our special guest, awesome octogenarian Charlie Mechem from Cincinnati, Ohio. Through his books and his podcast, Charlie teaches people to be better speakers and writers. We record this podcast weekly from our studio in the Green Garage Coworking Community in Midtown Detroit. Please support our sponsor, Your Business Your Brand Creatively (YB2C ), which provides branding, marketing, training, productivity, and copywriting services to creative and solo professionals and small business owners. About Our Guest Charlie has had at least five different careers over his long and exciting life. He’s been a lawyer, including serving as a captain of the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Charlie has also been commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the chairman of two different national broadcasting companies. Charlie has also served on many boards of directors, including the Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives.  Please support our sponsor, Detroit Ink Publishing, which provides an entire suite of services for writers who want to become published authors. What Our Guest Talked About In this interesting episode, Charlie talks about each of his five careers, how he seamlessly transitioned from one to the next, and how and what he learned from one career to apply it to the next. Charlie really enjoyed his time at the LPGA because he decided at age sixty-five after living with a wife for decades and raising two daughters that he was truly a gray-haired feminist. Charlie believes that the game of golf needs to provide more opportunities for access for all demographics. Words of Wisdom Charlie has some words of wisdom for our listeners: 1) Never forget where you came from. 2) Always know what you don’t know. 3) Make everything you do about the people around you and those whose lives you can impact. Charlie Mechem Buy the Total Anecdotal Book Please subscribe to the Podcast by clicking the logo: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify


13 Aug 2019

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Charlie Mechem | Great Leadership Is Setting an Example

The Jeff Large Podcast

Learn how Charlie Mechem, former Chairman and CEO of Taft Broadcasting Company, former Commissioner of the LPGA, and business advisor to the late golf legend Arnold Palmer, defines leadership as setting an example with positivity and humility.

18 Mar 2019

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Charlie Mechem - Memories of Jack and Arnie and how the game has changed.

Talking Golf

Charlie Mechem is a man with a fascinating history in the game, a long term friend, business associate and confidant of Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer and a former Commissioner of The LPGA Tour. Listen to Charlie's thoughts on the modern game, how the game has changed over the last fifty years and the state of the modern day Lady’s game. This is well worth a listen for anyone passionate about the game of golf and with an interest in how the game has changed over the last half century.


12 Mar 2019