Speaking (38)

My Big List of Agility, Innovation, and Leadership Topics

It’s early September. A new “work season” is starting for many people, including yours truly. One promise I made to mys...

Read more

Don’t Pull My Finger

As a public speaker, I get the weirdest requests. Sometimes, event organizers want me to provide some “seed questions” that a...

Read more


Last year, someone felt offended during one of my recent keynotes. I had started that particular session with the anecdote that Dutch peo...

Read more

Time for a Speaking Break, and a Writing Streak

When I travel a lot, I dream of being back home for a while so that I can “get things done”. My God, the traveling is a giant...

Read more

How to Turn a Bad Presentation Into a Good One

For three weeks, I had been working on a new presentation: New stories, new message, new visuals, new format, new jokes… everything...

Read more

I really had fun getting to know the canadian cigarette brands sold through They were amazing kind and really try to give back to the community.