First I was afraid I was petrified Kept thinking I could always live without you by my side But then I spent so many nights thinking how I did me wrong and I grew strong I learned how to do it right… (free adaptation of Gloria Gaynor’s famous song, reflects how I look back on […]
Today, 18 July is International Nelson Mandela day. A day that invites us to follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela who has fought for social justice for 67 years, to start with 67 minutes volunteering or community service to fight poverty and promote peace, reconciliation and cultural diversity. Zelda la Grange was raised as […]
Have you experienced this? While you’re speaking, one of your listeners is clearly distracted. He’s playing with his phone, is daydreaming or starts chatting with his neighbour. Terrible! But does that mean that you are not performing at your best?
I want to do a big shout-out to Jelle Annaars, the love of my life, but also my business partner since he joined Montis Public Speaking in September 2018. Why did he join? Good question. 😉 I had asked him a few times already, because we are very complementary, but the answer was always no. So, what made him change is mind? Here’s what he says:
Speaking in public whilst showing your personal strengths is a skill. Because in doing so, you’ll create a big impact on a crucial moment. In this article we’ll tell you which advantages speaking in public has in different environments.
Scroll down to the bottom to see our bonus video tip on writing victory speeches. Writing an effective victory speech is tough. You won something (hooray!), and you’re likely to be either in a state of euphoria or complete overwhelm. Now is the time to express gratitude and all you can do is stutter ‘Oh, […]