Benjamin is this tall rock with this big heart. The co-CEO of the digital arm of a leading German media and publishing group knows everything about the future of newspapers. It happened during the Charisma Booster 2 training on a cold and snowy day in Munich on January 15, 2019. On that day a new charisma driver was born. They had 11 minutes to come up with 11 charisma drivers that are not innate. Benjamin's group was first. The two of them positioned themselves in front of our half circle. They presented usual suspects like voice, body language, smile, humor, competence, ... I had heard them so many times. But then it was Benjamin's turn again. On his white flash card he had scribbled down a word I had never heard before in this exercise. He ejected the word with gravitas: Holistic. For Benjamin and his colleague Gina, the newsletter expert, charismatic communicators have the ability to connect with anyone,
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Join the 8th edition of the incomparable Spectacular Speaking series. Embark on an unforgettable journey that will transform your communication and leadership skills. Two days of intense training with four of the best trainers in the business. Breakout sessions offer multiple opportunities to deliver, get positive and constructive feedback, and redeliver. Here you can see and feel what Spectacular Speaking means to me.
But, Florian, some people just have it; they are natural communicators! How many times have I heard this. What about you? Do you believe the myth of the natural communicator? I don’t... really. Or, at least, I have my own point of view. In the end, it is a more than complex subject. Yes, there are those characters in life. Take Steffen. Steffen, this blue-eyed Franconian with loose blond hair, is one of my oldest friends. We went to high school together. We played our first drinking games together. We’ve known each other for ages. And Steffen is this kind of guy many people would consider a natural communicator. He has always been likably loud. He laughs while he talks. He takes control of any table discussion. He is a strong positive character, who loves to be the leader of the pack. I have worked with thousands of characters in my public speaking and charisma trainings. The introverted pessimists –
The screaming wheels of the graffiti battered yellow tube cut through the silence of the subway station. The noise of the brakes mingles with the smell of empty beer bottles. Over there a young man dressed in black with more piercings on his face than the Bible has pages. Just another morning in Berlin. I stand in front of the gray ticket machine. Next to me, my good old friend Sam … sonite! He carries the scars of time, but he still serves me well. I think about what Alex told me the night before: Florian, can’t you sleep somewhere else tomorrow? The gray ticket machine says: €2.10. I dig deep into my pockets…. €1.27. Sam and I never made it onto that tube. Have you ever felt emptier than an empty bottle? Have you ever thought, this is it? Have you ever felt like throwing in the towel? Then you know how I felt at that subway station in
Public speaking. The mere thought of it can set hearts pounding! And yet, being able to communicate one’s ideas in public is an important and sought-after skill. Rhetoric–The Public Speaking Game™ will help you become a better speaker and have fun in the process!
RHETORIC will challenge, engage and entertain you with a series of public speaking tasks. You and your fellow players will step onto the stage and take turns delivering a series of short speeches, as determined by the squares on which you land.
For the past few years, people around the world have played the board game version RHETORIC in companies, organizations and homes. RHETORIC is now available as an app. For more info go to rhetoricgame.com.
For many people, public speaking is a big challenge. And when you have to speak about someone you love, the challenge is even bigger. Welcome to the wedding speech!
Delivering a speech at a loved one’s wedding is an honor. You should do it justice. And you can!
This course will ensure that your wedding speech is moving and memorable. In four simple steps, you will build a terrific speech. You will know what to say and how to say it.
And they will love it!
In this online course you will learn how to
- structure and build your wedding speech.
- fill the structure with entertaining content – humorous, emotional, memorable.
- perform your wedding speech with more impact thanks to concrete tips and techniques for a more powerful delivery.
The second book from 2013. A great read especially for Toastmasters who want to upscale their evaluation skills. Focusing on content, delivery and slides, it offers 108 ideas for better speaking.