Your Day Ends With A Smile

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Imagine a room. Not any room. A modernist room, beautiful, in the modernist center of Barcelona. Sunny March daylight crawls through the narrow winter garden and rests on the mosaic floor.

You’re in Calle Corsega, 286. You’re at the Artchimboldi, the alternative workspace. You’ve just experienced the first of two days of Spectacular Speaking. A . . . → Read More: Your Day Ends With A Smile

How To Plant A Mammoth Tree Seed In Their Mind

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The other day, I got of a tube at the Sagrera station in Barcelona. Like every time I merged with the masses and flowed towards the exit. Then, the choice… Escalator or stairs?

Before August this year, I would’ve taken the escalator. But at the Annual Convention of Toastmasters International in Kuala Lumpur held in August, someone . . . → Read More: How To Plant A Mammoth Tree Seed In Their Mind

What Is Your Message?

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Does this situation sound familiar to you? You’re listening to a speech or presentation. Somehow you know, somehow you feel there is a message… somehow. But, if someone asked you about it only one hour later, you wouldn’t be able to nail it.

Your message is the most important sentence of your speech. Pay more attention to . . . → Read More: What Is Your Message?

Terima Kasih, Toastmasters!

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From 20-23 August 2014, I attended the Annual Convention of Toastmasters International in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. For the first time in its 90-year history, the global organization chose an event location outside North America. And it turned out to be a fabulous decision.

More than 2,500 attendees from all over the world created a special atmosphere of . . . → Read More: Terima Kasih, Toastmasters!

Have You Spent 14 Years In Your Garage?

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The other day my folks and I visited the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC. At one point, we were standing in front of this piece of art – The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations’ Millennium General Assembly. My aunt Brigitte told me that the artist, James Hampton, had worked on it . . . → Read More: Have You Spent 14 Years In Your Garage?