Category Experts

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 […]

Why are Experts so often poor Communicators? This is why…

Why are Experts so often poor Communicators? Here is why…  If you are reading this via email, check out the video on the blog: Why are Experts so often poor Communicators? This is a video about Experts and Fakes, Charlatans and Gurus. I share a 2×2 matrix looking at the 4 types of skill/communication ability. […]

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 […]

Charlie Munger’s Inverse Thinking Process

I was watching a few Charlie Munger speeches recently – Warren Buffett’s partner in leading Berkshire Hathaway. Charlie talks a lot about “Inverse Thinking”… The Inverse Thinking Process What is Inverse Thinking?  Charlie says it is helpful to turn a question on its head.  If you want to know what would improve the situation of […]

How to Stop Offering Free Advice and Make the Sale

Over the last 10 years I have increasingly moved from product businesses towards a services business. In the world of private jets we had simple rules: if the trip is not paid, the plane doesn’t leave.  It was policy, not decision. In the world of coaching leaders to build cultures of disciplined high performance, there is […]

5 Blog Posts that Really Changed my Perspective on Big Things

I had coffee this morning with an entrepreneur from Barcelona and fellow member of Entrepreneurs’ Organisation.  I spoke about a couple of blog posts that had really impacted me and changed my perspectives on life.  He asked me to share my list.  Here it is. 5 Blog Posts that Changed My Perspectives Derek Sivers’ post […]

Disrespect for the Respectable [Richard Feynman Video]

“If you know the name of a bird in all of the human languages, you will still know absolutely nothing about the bird.  My father taught me the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing about that something.” Richard Feynman Earlier this week, my father sent me 2 short video interviews of Nobel […]

7 Great Business Books

Who are your “Passive Mentors”? Mentors make a big difference in my life. There are 2 types of mentor: Active and Passive mentors. Active mentors are those that you meet in person, interact with and get to know. Passive mentors are those that you learn from without them knowing.  Book authors are one of the […]

How to write a book in spite of yourself

“It’s extremely difficult to do something big. I think setting out to do something small is easier and more likely to work.”  Seth Godin If you are reading this, I will assume that you writing a book or are thinking about writing a book.  What is holding you back?  What obstacle sits between you and […]

3 Leadership Lessons from Carlos Ghosn

In the last issue of IESE Insight magazine, Carlos Ghosn offered three key lessons he has learned during his career. First, he said, “Every problem has a solution,” but business leaders have to be prepared to pay the personal or collective price that will come with a given solution. Second, things have to get worse […]

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By Milica Ilic

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

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Anna S. E. Lundberg

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