Do Clothes Make The Speaker?


The year: 2014. The location: an amphitheater-style classroom in Madrid. I was staring at business suits, ties and designer blouses. 70 eyes were staring at me. The business development and sales team of the renowned IESE Business School had invited me to give a half-day lecture on slide presentations. Just when I was about . . . → Read More: Do Clothes Make The Speaker?

Do It The Croatian Way*


He’s one of my best friends, and I could hate him — sometimes.

I’ve known Tiho, my Croatian friend, since our university days. His family originally comes from Croatia, but he was born and raised in the beautiful countryside around Lake Tegernsee in Bavaria. Like most Croatians, Tiho is extremely cool. When he’s speaking . . . → Read More: Do It The Croatian Way*

You Already Have It


Do you remember Columbo alias Peter Falk in his worn-out trench coat? I loved that show when I was a teenager. The other day, a female training participant borrowed a page from the style-guide of Columbo. The training was over. Everyone had left the modernist training room. She was the last one. And just . . . → Read More: You Already Have It

Game Changer In The Making


The draft is done. By the end of 2016, I plan to self-publish my third book in English. The working title is, GAME CHANGER – Catapulting people and organizations out of their comfort zone. It’ll be a book about how to transform people from a corporate trainer’s point of view. It’ll be a book . . . → Read More: Game Changer In The Making

100 Ways To Boost Your Charisma

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Five years of charisma trainings have taught me one thing: charisma is not 100% innate – at all! You, I, we all can increase our level of charisma. In this article I offer you a list of 100 charisma boosters. These 100 charisma boosters – hundreds of training participants came up with them, none . . . → Read More: 100 Ways To Boost Your Charisma