Are You Like Obi-Wan Kenobi?


The world is waiting for one day. On December 18 2015 the Force awakens. Once again we’ll be immersed in the eternal fight of good against evil. Once again we’ll follow a hero’s journey. Once again we’ll find ourselves intrigued by the presence of a mentor. And once again we’ll be missing the original cast. Who . . . → Read More: Are You Like Obi-Wan Kenobi?

Is Your Speech A Wikipedia Speech?


Wikipedia is a blessing; Wikipedia is a curse. Especially for public speakers. It’s a blessing because you can investigate rapidly on endless topics. You can easily add logical information (logos) to your speeches and presentations. You can verify quotes. Endless opportunities. But – Wikipedia is also a curse. It’s a curse because your audience can cross-check . . . → Read More: Is Your Speech A Wikipedia Speech?

And We Built Bridges



The motto of our Toastmasters District 59 Autumn Conference was “Building Bridges in Amsterdam”. And, yes, we built bridges. Many bridges. From 13-15 November 2015 we built bridges of insights. Bridges of laughter. Bridges of friendship. Thank you, my Dutch friends, for another conference milestone in D59 history.

Here are some of the content kings I scribbled . . . → Read More: And We Built Bridges