Simply impress

Do you want to connect and convince with confidence?

I train people how to do that. And I share tricks that make your communications effective. You can sign up for updates – I post useful information every other week.

“Short words are best, and the old words are the best of all.”

I seldom give a training without this quote from Winston Churchill.

The rationale for short old words is powerful. read more…

Mark Alder, fellow Toastmaster and trainer colleague, gave an impressive demonstration the other day.

He led us through the five steps of learning. Here they are: read more…

Last week, Daniel Mouqué and I gave our workshop again on how to use audience psychology to give inspiring presentations.

The workshop was hosted by the Imagination Club here in Brussels which runs a wonderful format. read more…

I have become a more effective writer thanks to journalist Don Fry who puts writers into two categories: plungers and planners.

Plungers are those that start writing before they know what they write.

Planners start writing only when they know what to write.

What are you? read more…

In public speaking we always say that your speech needs something sticky, something that people will easily remember, something to hang on to when the speech is over.

But how to be sticky? read more…

My friend Didier Dehem is a physicist.

He pointed me to the wonderful lectures of Walter Lewin, Physics Professor at MIT.

Look at this excerpt: read more…