Category Communication

Should all Leaders start a YouTube Channel? | with Christoph Magnussen

This is an interview that I recorded with Christoph Magnussen during the EO Global Leadership Conference recently. It is part of a series of video blogs that Christoph is producing called: WorkDay Vlog. Christoph has some great videos on his channel Workday Vlog and Worktools  – covering the new way of work, cloud tools for […]

Branding 101

The most simple rule of product branding: You are either: Different Better Cheaper or Not Going to Be Around Very Long Which are you? If you are not 100% clear on your answer, I recommend taking some time to work through this Value Proposition Canvas developed by Alex Osterwalder. You can get more information and […]

4 Public Speaking Lessons from the IESE EMBA team 2017 | Anagor, Mueck, Rodrigues and Zimmer

This video comes from IESE during the Executive MBA (EMBA) intensive week in Barcelona. Florian Mueck, John Zimmer, Tony Anagor and Tobias Rodrigues all share wisdom on: public speaking hand gestures giving constructive feedback and the powerful pause The Guests on this Week’s Video: Florian Mueck, http://www.florianmueck.com, on the 4 types of Gestures 2:18 John […]

How to Improve your Clarity of Thought

“A problem well stated is a problem half solved” Charles Kettering The most read post ever on this blog is Amazon Staff Meetings: “No Powerpoint”.  It shares the story of how Jeff Bezos banned powerpoint from management meetings at Amazon.  His reason: “powerpoint is easy for the presenter and hard for the listener”.  At Amazon, […]

How to Prepare and Deliver a Great TED Talk

You are going to give a TED talk? You want to give a TED talk? It is on your bucket list to deliver a TED talk?  This video is for you… The 10 Areas to Prepare a TED Talk Learn about the 10 areas: This is a 20 minute video covering 10 areas that you will […]

How to Improve your Sales Process (4 Personal Habits to Develop)

I’m committed to sharing 1 new youtube video each week for the whole of 2017.  This is week 4 and my video today is “How to Improve your Sales Process (4 Personal Habits to Develop)” PS As of last night…  I’ve updated my channel graphical look.  I’d welcome your thoughts on the new look Rhetorical […]

How Donald Trump Speaks

“How stupid are our leaders?” “How stupid are they?” “I’m really rich” “Politicians are all talk, no action” “huge,” “terrible,” “beautiful.” Any guesses which political leader made these statements? “he prefers simple language” Jon Favreau, Obama speechwriter How Donald Trump Speaks Donald Trump dominates a specific type of rhetoric. His speaking is radically different to every […]

We Must Learn to Spot “Fake” Leaders

Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett call them “chauffeur” leaders.  I call them fake leaders.  All noise, no delivery.  All bluster, no execution.  Bill Treasurer calls them Pigheads and Weaklings. We must learn to see behind the show, the presentation skills.  Is the person a leader, or a “chauffeur” leader.  Listen to the video below to […]

3 key words for better Friendships… and Happiness…

Happy People share one characteristic in common. There are many different approaches to happiness, and many varied approaches… but there is one vital ingredient. It is very hard to find someone who is happy who doesn’t have strong, quality friendships and a satisfying romantic relationship. (Even imaginary friends help. Children with imaginary friends are more […]

Relationship First, Persuasion Second

I was listening to the Very Bad Wizards podcast episode #97 on how we really change our minds.  They discuss a manifesto for a new virtual country called Rationalia that was initially shared on social media by Neil Degrasse Tyson.  Here’s a very good reflection from Neil on the controversy triggered by his suggestion. In […]

Centrifugal Performer

By Milica Ilic

Manner of Speaking

"All the great speakers were bad speakers at first." — Ralph W. Emerson

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breathing made easy

Anna S. E. Lundberg

Coach, trainer, mentor