Learn From The English!


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He flew in from London. He was the alpha dog. The head of the banking team at one of the big global advisory firms.

11:02 am. There he is on stage – the keynote speaker! In his hand a cup of coffee. Wow, I think, a visual aid. Great. Then . . . → Read More: Learn From The English!

Are You A Powerful Workshop Leader?


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In November 2013, I led a workshop on the success factors for effective workshops. 80+ participants came up with a whole range of success factors. One group of factors focused on the workshop leader, the other group on the workshop format. This post dedicates 26 questions to the . . . → Read More: Are You A Powerful Workshop Leader?

We Dove, We Dared, We Discovered


On March 14 and 15, 2014, in Warsaw I had the enormous pleasure to participate once again in one of our Spectacular Speaking events. Organized by founder Olivia Schofield and the Polish power pack Jerzy Zientkowski and Justine Holubowicz, for the first time we offered an optional second day of personal super growth.

The . . . → Read More: We Dove, We Dared, We Discovered

Did You Expect THAT?


Do you think Seinfeld makes you laugh by accident? When your audience laughs it’s never an accident. Any laughter is triggered by a pattern of humor. One of the very few patterns of humor is the unexpected pattern. Saying the unexpected is what makes every joke funny. It’s the twist in the end, the . . . → Read More: Did You Expect THAT?

10 Success Boosters In Public Speaking


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Countless speech evaluations in my seminars I started asking, What did you like about the speech?

10 plus patterns, 10 success boosters regularly pop up during these moderated evaluations. From professionalism to authenticity – use them and you’ll increase your level of success in public speaking.

1 Professionalism

A poised, professional, serious . . . → Read More: 10 Success Boosters In Public Speaking