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

Thank You, Rotary

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In 2006, I joined Rotary International, the world’s biggest humanitarian social club with more than 1,200,000 members. Nine years later I faced an even bigger public speaking challenge. In my new role as Sergeant at Arms (or Master of Ceremony) within our District management team, I had to moderate and facilitate the VIII Assembly . . . → Read More: Thank You, Rotary

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?

Have You Ever Eaten A Bouillon Cube Or How To Make Your Audience Think, Act And Feel

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At one point of my public speaking seminars I always ask one simple question.

Who is king – the sales guy or the client?

The client, they respond.

I continue. And who’s the client – the audience or the speaker?

The audience, they respond.

Exactly! Now – who is king – the speaker or . . . → Read More: Have You Ever Eaten A Bouillon Cube Or How To Make Your Audience Think, Act And Feel

Seven Challenges For Team Leaders

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In December 2013 the conference organizer EBCG invited me to Prague to lead a workshop on team leadership. More than 70 controllers and finance directors from all over Europe attended the 90-minute session.

The first of four group work slots was called “Challenges”. I expected each of the 23 subgroups to come up with . . . → Read More: Seven Challenges For Team Leaders