Category Archives: Practice Work

Running Effective Meetings is A Critical Leadership Skill

Last year I attended a leadership session at my work to grow leadership capacity in the face of the grey wave sweeping our organization.   Admittedly, I’m a leadership geek. It’s grabbed by attention since before I ought to have cared. … Continue reading

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Petcha Kutcha 101

PechaKucha is the Japanese word for “chit-chat.”  It has a variety of pronunciations.  Put “How do you say PechaKucha?” into Youtube and you will get my drift.  I’ve mashed together and delivered three of these babies so far, with another one … Continue reading

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Step-by-Step: A Strategic Movement Method When Delivering a Presentation

I recently read an article that inspired me to experiment.  It was in the The Toastmaster Magazine,  a publication that comes complementary with membership. I generally read it cover to cover because each issue has awesome tools that I use to boost my … Continue reading

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Interested in Toastmasters but think your schedule might not allow for it? Think again.

When I joined Toastmasters, one of my concerns was my ability to attend regularly since I was a forestry shift worker at the time. A few things I learned eased my anxiety and motivated me to join: 1. Unlike other … Continue reading

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Let it Land: Compliments are often more for others than you

I was reminded of a communication phenomena this weekend that I have realized for a few years but need work on applying. I attended the Prince George component of the Great Canadian Ultimate Game, a Ultimate Frisbee game that in … Continue reading

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3 Transformative & Powerful Places in Paris to Plunder

This is an outline for a speech I am delivering on April 1, 2015.  Kindly read, enjoy and tell me what you think.  Your feedback will be incredibly valuable. I uploaded the slide deck to http://www.slideshare.net/gregjonuk/3-transformative-powerful-places-to-plunder-in-paris-march-15-45870369 to give you an idea … Continue reading

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Consider an Introduction Template for Multi-Presenter Events

In the past few weeks, I’ve been called upon to facilitate events with multiple speakers.  One had over nine presenters in a three quarter day agenda.    I have found that when delivering such events, it’s important to have a tool to … Continue reading

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