Have You Ever Touched An Electric Fence?

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On May 18-19 2017, I attended the spectacular spring conference of District 95 of Toastmasters International in Berlin. We were more than 450 public speaking junkies from more than 17 countries. What a laugh! What learning! What goosebumps! Once again I felt the reason why I love this organization so much. One of the . . . → Read More: Have You Ever Touched An Electric Fence?

Four Empowering Public Speaking Lessons

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For the seventh year in a row, I had the great honor and pleasure to work side by side with Conor Neill, my fabulous friend and terrific teacher at IESE Business School. Add personal growth pros like Tony Anagor, Tobias Rodrigues and John Zimmer and you end up suffering from inspirational stress!

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Do It The PLUSPLUS Way!

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Since my very first test training in Barcelona in July 2009, I have only applied and accepted positive (PLUS) and constructive (PLUSPLUS) feedback. Inspiration had come from my years at Toastmasters International – an organization that truly lives the value of helping others grow.

In my trainings, participants gain more self-confidence and more self-esteem. They . . . → Read More: Do It The PLUSPLUS Way!

The Future Speaks AGILE

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José E. Rodríguez and I met in October 2013. I was invited to give a workshop at a weird event in the South of Barcelona – an AGILE Coach Camp. That was my first encounter with the future – the future of how we do business in companies. Ever since the word AGILE haunts . . . → Read More: The Future Speaks AGILE

And We Built Bridges

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The motto of our Toastmasters District 59 Autumn Conference was “Building Bridges in Amsterdam”. And, yes, we built bridges. Many bridges. From 13-15 November 2015 we built bridges of insights. Bridges of laughter. Bridges of friendship. Thank you, my Dutch friends, for another conference milestone in D59 history.

Here are some of the . . . → Read More: And We Built Bridges