Three Fierce Fellows Of Feedback

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Our language is like that box of chocolate of Forrest Gump’s mom. Our language can be a wonderland of wisdom. Our language can be a miracle of emotions. Our language can be a blizzard of bullying.

Do you remember those bullies at school? Weren’t they sweet little fellows? Wasn’t their jargon filled with manners and courtesy and . . . → Read More: Three Fierce Fellows Of Feedback

Are You A Powerful Workshop Leader?

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In November 2013, I led a workshop on the success factors for effective workshops. 80+ participants came up with a whole range of success factors. One group of factors focused on the workshop leader, the other group on the workshop format. This post dedicates 26 questions to the success factor “workshop . . . → Read More: Are You A Powerful Workshop Leader?

The Connection Matrix Part One

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The other day I was sitting on a plane from Warsaw to Barcelona. With me my friend, speaker and trainer Tobias Rodrigues. We were coming back from a spectacular Spectacular Speaking event. In her opening speech the incomparable Olivia Schofield, founder of the Spectacular Speaking series, had said that, The one thing that takes you from great to . . . → Read More: The Connection Matrix Part One

Normal Is Not Their Standard

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At our last edition of the Spectacular Speaking series in Warsaw we had some special guests. Peter Vitezy and Mark Mulrainey from Actionlab Consulting based in Budapest. The Actionlab guys have developed several completely different training formats for international companies. They started off with using poker to improve one’s decision-making skills in business. Today they . . . → Read More: Normal Is Not Their Standard

We Dove, We Dared, We Discovered

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On March 14 and 15, 2014, in Warsaw I had the enormous pleasure to participate once again in one of our Spectacular Speaking events. Organized by founder Olivia Schofield and the Polish power pack Jerzy Zientkowski and Justine Holubowicz, for the first time we offered an optional second day of personal super growth.

The line-up of passionate pro speakers and . . . → Read More: We Dove, We Dared, We Discovered