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

Be A Scientific Entertainer


Engineers, software developers, scientists – one of their biggest fears on stage is that their more logic-based audiences could perceive their presentations as mere show. Show for them is when presenters focus more on delivery than on content.

And because they’re so afraid of a hypothetical audience reaction – they have never really experienced . . . → Read More: Be A Scientific Entertainer

Spectacular Speaking, Spectacular Barcelona


On March 13 and 14, 2015, the Spectacular Speaking crew led by delivery queen Olivia Schofield came together for the fifth time – this time in the Mediterranean pearl of Barcelona. It was another personal growth booster for everyone involved.

After Poznan, Cologne, Antwerp and Warsaw, this time we met in Barcelona. Two dozens . . . → Read More: Spectacular Speaking, Spectacular Barcelona

More Vulnerable, More Leader


May, 2012. It’s the first edition of Heureka, a Berlin-based online conference. After lunch I’m supposed to give an inspiring talk to wake up those 550 young and passionate Internet movers.

I arrive early in the morning, do my usual chit-chat with the technical staff (always the speaker’s best friends!). Then, I sit down, . . . → Read More: More Vulnerable, More Leader

10 Authority Killers You Can Easily Escape From


Why should we, the audience, believe you, the speaker? Ethos, credibility, is one of Aristotle’s three pillars of persuasion. We walk through life assuming that others would believe us. But no, credibility is not a given. You must earn your credibility.

In my recent article, Do it like Aristotle, I outlined the four building . . . → Read More: 10 Authority Killers You Can Easily Escape From