I began my “Creating Colorful Connections” workshop at the Toastmasters Joint District 59/95 Conference in Athens, Greece, by explaining that an artist connects with colors. After a quick presentation of my theory of the seven rainbow colors a speaker uses, I showed a short clip of a speech called Press the Button by Ricardo Cabete
When I started my blog in 2016, I had the idea that it would raise my visibility and lead to opportunities to do workshops abroad. So today, I am thrilled announce I will be speaking in Athens, Greece next Saturday at the Divani Caravel Hotel. Incredibly, I will have the pleasure of speaking in a
My rainbow idea started with an image of sharing, spreading, and connecting. I had that idea while on holiday in the isolated Cevennes region of France in August 2016. The image came during my morning journal writing inspired by Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way which I had found in a box of discarded books on
One of my highlights of 2017 was coaching Sara Safari as she prepared her speech Climb Your Everest for TEDxIHEParis last May. I was thrilled to help her share her colors and message with the audience and the world. My first meeting with Sara was at a Parisian café called Chez Claude in November 2016.
I apologize for letting my blogging slip and not keeping as regular in my posts. Oddly, it is the fault of the rainbow which keeps bringing me good things like books to read, shows to see, great speakers like Sara Safari to coach, courses to take like Chris Anderson on Pubic Speaking, speeches and workshops
My second rainbow example comes from a Toastmasters club meeting and proves rainbow speaking is not only for world champions or international speech contests. Aleen Andreou shows us how a Table Topic Speaker can use all the colors of the rainbow to connect with an audience in TWO MINUTES and win first place in a
Let’s analyse the speech Darren Tay made to win the 2016 World Championship of Public Speaking. Does Darren’s speech Outsmart, Outlast look like a rainbow? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjGCetdtknU Using my speak the rainbow colors, you see how Darren beat a field of powerful speakers to win first place. His speech uses all the rainbow colors – red