You remember Brené Brown’s talk The power of vulnerability. While she studied how people do worthiness, she found out several things they had in common, one being their willingness to embrace their vulnerabilities. Behind embracing vulnerabilities, there is this idea of being ready to look at weaknesses straight into their eyes, in order to address… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: 10 tips for speakers and 1 more
It seems logical to associate communication with the intent to say something, and somewhere yes this is the first step. However whatever we say, what makes the difference is how the person in front receive that communication, and she will decide to make out of that communication. Two things truly matters when it comes to… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: Unravelling the mystery of communication?
5 days into our series Speak like a fish ... and a question bursts open among many bubbles of inspiration "How is this really for me?" Here is your answer, inspired by Henry Ford... “Either you are a public speaker, or you are not, whatever you choose, you are right… in the middle of public… Continue reading Speak Like a Fish: Public speaking, a step into self-leadership
It’s happening again… You are passing by the aquarium when one of the fishes swims quickly toward the window. You could bet it; it actually swims straight to you, its body and fins swinging in rhythm with an unheard song; its mouth opening, closing, bubbles of expression dancing in your eyes. You can’t help, you… Continue reading Speak like a Fish: Time to captivate your audience
I often talk about the importance of autonomy; but “What is really autonomy?” How do we achieve autonomy?” “What makes autonomy important?” Looking at linguistics information, I am finding the following definition for autonomy: "the freedom from external control or influence; independence." I particularly like this notion of freedom from external control or influence. What… Continue reading Intuition, intuition…