10 Ways To Destroy Your First Impression

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I’m a great fan of Ernest Hemingway. Think about him. Think about his 1952 classic The Old Man and the Sea. How does a writer like Hemingway start his book? I mean the first lines. Does he say, Dear reader, it’s a great pleasure and honor to welcome you in my book today. My name . . . → Read More: 10 Ways To Destroy Your First Impression

Three Ways To Move More Effectively On Stage

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Do you know these speakers who present something for twenty minutes, and while they’re presenting they plant and stand still the entire time – like a tin soldier? The result: the attention span in the audience drops like a hot potato. Stage movement is a must for public speakers. Stage movement increases the level of . . . → Read More: Three Ways To Move More Effectively On Stage

Will Emotions Ever Be Wrong In Public Speaking?

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In one of my trainings, after an extremely emotional speech by one of the participants, another woman said during the evaluation round: Emotions can never be wrong. Emotions can never be wrong. What a great tweet! And I couldn’t agree more.

In the first 5,828 speeches I had the privilege to experience in my . . . → Read More: Will Emotions Ever Be Wrong In Public Speaking?

Is It Relevant To Me?

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Last week, I learned about a new trend in the travel industry. Some web-based booking platforms add a new search function – a search based on your passions. Instead of looking for a specific destination, you would type in football.

As results you’d receive top football venues, packages with Champions’ League games in Barcelona . . . → Read More: Is It Relevant To Me?

The Fifth P

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University of Bamberg. Wild student days. Party, party, party and … no mercy. Mercilessly, Professor Dr. Frank Wimmer hammered the four Ps of marketing into our young, ambitious and hung over business administration heads.

In 1960, E. Jerome McCarthy, a marketing specialist, had proposed a four Ps classification, which has since been used by . . . → Read More: The Fifth P