“– Man, you’ve got a face… You should look in the mirror… You’re scaring away the customers! – Which customers?“ (True dialogue at a so-called business fair in 2006) Fair. Exhibition. Conference. Meeting. Forum. Congress. White paper session. Public contest. Festival. Niched Clubs. Experiential school. Case studies contest. Business simulations. Circle meetings. A few… Read More The Ethics of Fair & Conferences for Professional Participants
Every January much is written about personal development and meeting one’s goals: what to do, how to do it, and how to color your lists of resolutions. After two months of the year, everyone has returned to their senses: those who have written down resolutions to forget them have returned to their favorite activities, and… Read More 10 Things I Do Not Think Are Important for One’s Success in Life. Part I.
I wonder if the saying that it’s more valuable to know how to keep quiet than to speak is always valid… Some people speak from experience, while others don’t say precisely due to their expertise. Man’s lips are a strong trap against him, and he gets stuck in it with the words spoken by… Read More When to Keep Quiet and When to Speak…
I published here the Romanian review of a book on public communication. Reading it, I have again found that public presentations are as natural to me as drinking water. Thus, I have often held public presentations as far back as high school and have attended thousands of public speeches since, enough to find my positive and… Read More How to Make a Successful Presentation 1,2,3…
This recording wwas made by Flavia Isabela Cioceanu in May 2015 Bucharest, during a story creation and storytelling workshop. Presentation in English with Romanian subtitles. Video editing and subtitles by Marcus Victor Grant.
The right words can break a person’s heart, inspire a nation, lift a friend’s spirits, destroy a child’s self-esteem, propel a man to the White House, and bring a fresh smile to a tear-drenched face. To harness the power of speech, and to use it as a force for good—in life and in the world—is… Read More We Have All Experienced the Power of Speech.
Motto: “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Accountability and responsibility If you believe the message of putting on seat belts is a good and safe message to deliver, you will want to be as persuasive as possible. Indeed, comparing each of the three scenarios before, you… Read More The Ethics of Public Speaking
“I’m telling you this with hope in my heart and trust that offering patience to the initiative I’m going to tell you about will create an important and long-awaited change. Before telling you what I’m going to tell you about, thank you for listening to me, as I am sure you will consider my message… Read More To Manipulate Or Not to Manipulate, That Is the Question