In The Beginning There Was The Speech

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When I look back to my days as a business consultant at KPMG, I remember – above all – my great friend. He was always there for me when I needed him. He listened to me when I was frustrated. He gave me shelter when it was cold. He gave me hope when all . . . → Read More: In The Beginning There Was The Speech

Five Myths Of Public Speaking

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In popular use, a myth can be a collectively held belief that has no basis in fact. In the first ten years of pushing my own limits in public speaking, I came across several collectively held believes that have no basis in fact. Here are my five favorite myths of public speaking. Myth 1: . . . → Read More: Five Myths Of Public Speaking

The One Question That Makes All The Difference

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It’s true, perception is a bell curve; every single one of us sees everything differently. Take a modern art piece. For some, it’s a con, for others it’s a new Michelangelo.

One concept though stands out for me. One concept will always cover a great portion . . . → Read More: The One Question That Makes All The Difference

If Then Else

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I’m not a programmer, I’m not a hacker, I don’t even watch Bollywood movies. But – I do remember my computer class in 1991. Black screens, green letters, a humming sound – our computer room at grammar school.

Our math teacher, Mr. W, shows us the first steps in Pascal, a computer language more . . . → Read More: If Then Else

108 Patterns For More Powerful Presentations

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More than three years of personal research went into PLUSPLUS. Based on thousands of speech evaluations across Europe, I could identify 108 patterns for more powerful presentations.

In three blocks – content, delivery, slides – you’ll learn about boosters and brakes of communication. Among others, you’ll get to know the Aerobic Penguin, the AK-47, . . . → Read More: 108 Patterns For More Powerful Presentations