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Science, Fast & Furious
What made this fourth edition of the ECTH conference so special? Certainly the smiling faces of the participants. Because they had seen each other only on screens for two years. There [...]
Presenteren voor publiek gaat vooral over inspiratie
Presenteren draait niet om de trucs en tips die je kunt aanleren. Daarmee 'overleef' je hooguit het podium of de camera. Maar waar het écht om gaat is of jij iemand inspireert. Zorg d [...]
International PechaKucha Day
Join one of the 100 presenting events on the "International PechaKucha Day". Because the popular presentation format - 20 slides x 20 seconds per slide - celebrates the special date: [...]
Let’s rethink the approach to public speaking
A three years old child dares to perform a dance in front of an audience. But a few years later the reluctance grows. And once mature speakers on stage will hide into a counter-produc [...]
Presenting is just like cycling
When you ask your friends how they approach a speech, you usually enter a world of self-made rules. "I always start immediately with a joke, and then I get on with what I want to say. [...]
What is speaker training about?
Providers in speaker training Who are all those people who would like to train your skills for the speakers stage? It’s remarkable to see the major differences in the strategy behind [...]
Overcome your stage fright
How to overcome stage fright differs from the one person to another. But there is a funny universal trick that is claimed to work. Personally I would not take it too serious, but I co [...]
The Challenge of Time Constraints
INTRICARE held conference in Vaalsbroek, the Netherlands. During that occasion I had the honor of coaching the speakers with presenting their individual 15 video-updates. Those presen [...]
It recently happened to the Prime Minister of the Netherlands: a black-out. During a live TV-broadcast show in which he debated with a political opponent, he wanted to give two exampl [...]
Want to speak? Find a stage.
If you want to gain experience in public speaking, then put yourself on a stage – because the best way to learn is just to get on and do it. In the Netherlands you can find a PechaKuc [...]
No one gets it.
Have you ever had an experience where a speaker is totally misunderstood by an audience? When the whole presentation only produces question marks and puzzled looks? When none of the j [...]
Incredibly strong talk
When you see Tim Urban speak for the first time, you think: this is just an over-aged student. A bit gritty, with a lot of self-mockery and a voice like he’d been partying the night b [...]