For 3,013 days at KPMG, the global advisory firm, my biggest enemy wasn’t my suit. For 3,013 days my biggest enemy wasn’t my tie. And for 3,013 days not even the baloney bingo we played every single day was my biggest enemy. For 3,013 days my biggest enemy was… the meeting!
Together, in a highly energetic workshop . . . → Read More: Kill The Meeting, Do Workshops
Yesterday, I attended Álvaro’s first official football match. You should’ve seen the exuberant excitement in his face after their brutal 10:1 victory. It reminded me of my own football days. Time flies.
Time flies more when you get the ball.
I remember that weird psychological disruption. It never happened when I was in my comfort zone; it never . . . → Read More: When You Get The Ball Push The Pause Button
Kater Holzig. Berlin-style. Located in a graffiti covered old warehouse complex right at river Spree, this club-restaurant combo is one of the hippest clubs of Berlin. It’s also a place where I learned a big lesson as a professional speaker.
I love entrepreneurs. And I definitely love young entrepreneurs. When the opportunity opened up to speak at . . . → Read More: A Big Lesson Learned From The Trenches
As a regular reader of this blog, you’ve already learned that charisma is nothing, but nothing innate. The more I work in this field, the more I’m convinced.
It’s like math. Charisma isn’t X, the unknown variable. Charisma, that magical radiation, is the sum of many drivers, as I like to refer to them. Self-confidence PLUS presence . . . → Read More: Where Can You Apply The BMW Rule?
Picture two scenes…
Scene 1: You’re standing at the bar of your football team’s clubhouse. With anticipation in his eyes a guy next to you asks a group of fellow players, Did you see my great pass that led to the second goal?
Scene 2: After an important client meeting your colleague approaches your table and with this . . . → Read More: How Fast Can You Count Your Spoons?