And We Toasted With Porto

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May 15th to 17th 2015 turned out to be another milestone of communication skills, personal growth and cross-border friendship. In Porto, almost 300 Toastmasters, mainly from the South-Western European region, gathered to learn, laugh and toast with Porto.

We experienced wonderful workshops, epic evaluations and spectacular speeches. I had the impression that the competitive level was higher than . . . → Read More: And We Toasted With Porto

A Hollywood Blockbuster Without Music

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Have you ever watched a Hollywood blockbuster without music?

Me neither. Music triggers emotion and great theme music triggers great emotion. Think about ET, think about Titanic, think about the Gladiator!

As a public speaker you have the power to unleash similar tsunamis of emotion – but without music. Your speeches can turn into Hollywood blockbusters without music. . . . → Read More: A Hollywood Blockbuster Without Music

Five Reasons Why You Should Throw Away Your Corporate PowerPoint Template*

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* every time you present with a screen.

Don’t get me wrong; of course, I’m a great PowerPoint fan. During my 3,013 days as a business consultant at one of the Big4 I didn’t speak English. I didn’t speak German either. Neither Spanish. No, for eight years and three months I spoke PowerPoint.

The business world speaks PowerPoint . . . → Read More: Five Reasons Why You Should Throw Away Your Corporate PowerPoint Template*