November 16, 2018

2019 Workshop Leaders

Workshop Leaders

Ovidiu Oltean

Ovidiu Oltean

Keynote speaker

Break Your Shell
It will be about trying new things in life so that we can discover who we really are, and make new friends along the way.

The Secrets of a Memorable First Impression
I will talk about how to act when you are at an event so that people will remember you – what to do, what to say and how to say it.

Alena Huberová

Alena Huberová

Communications strategist, speaker and trainer

Fifteen years in the corporate arena with roles in marketing, sales and communication in a variety of sectors including IT, travel and tourism, wellness and beauty. Living and working in 5 countries across Europe and Asia. Working with hundreds of individual and corporate clients and government agencies, and through overcoming her own struggles as an entrepreneur and introvert, Alena was inspired to start her communication business, which has since turned into a lifelong passion.

Today Alena assists business leaders all over Europe in developing a powerful personal presence on and off-stage, and delivering presentations that get people’s buy-in and inspire action. She also acts as a mentor for startups helping them design and deliver winning business pitches. And finally, she helps women leaders to embrace their authentic & feminine self and let it shine at work and beyond!

Amongst her top achievements are coaching a team from the Czech Technical University to win the world title at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2017; being a speaker at the TEDx UNYP 2017 conference and winning the second place in the 2018 Toastmasters Division Conference.

She is a regular contributor to various magazines and newspapers including Czech & Slovak Leaders and Business Woman. You can read her articles and follow her blog at www.alenahuberova.com

Workshop: Why more people prefer a male boss and what can we do about it ladies?

As per the latest Randstad Workforce Trends report, corporate employees from all around the world prefer male over female bosses. Why is it so and what can we, lady-managers, do to change this?

Alex de Jong

Alex de Jong

Workshop: Networking: Your #1 Marketing Weapon

Break the ice in a positive, memorable way at your next meeting

Alex de Jong (www.alex-dejong.com) is a professional trainer and coach who wants to help you make networking your most powerful marketing weapon.

Alexandru-Catalin & Gabriela Nicolae

Alexandru-Catalin & Gabriela Nicolae

Workshop: Steps to Model Excellence in Leadership

In this session, Gabi and Alex will discuss together with us how we can build a bridge between what we know and what we do by modelling our own excellence and the excellence in others. There are different leadership styles; it’s not that one is better than another. Some styles are not appropriate to some situations. It is important to know when it is appropriate and when do we need to be flexible enough to do things differently.

And beside workshop we are going to have a fun together a learn something new during Leadership Game!

Andrej Mažáry

Andrej Mažáry

Líder Toastmasters na Slovensku a tréner ADs

8 rokov v Toastmasters, spolupráca pri zakladaní 8 klubov na Slovenku, 5 mentee na minimálne division súťaži, 2 krát dosiahnuté ocenenie DTM a (zatiaľ) 1 najlepší klub na svete.

Workshop: Neverbálna komunikácia alebo prečo len slová nestačia  

Vráťme sa na začiatok k základom. Keď si pripravuješ reč, ktorou chceš zaujať a získať pozornosť, len slová nestačia! Potrebuješ vedieť rečniť na každej úrovni komunikácie. Vieš ktoré to sú a čo vieš s nimi dosiahnuť? ☺

Catalin Paval

Catalin Paval

Member of Toastmasters since 2014, Area Director, Realignment Committee Chair for this year. Worked in sales for more then 15 years and now I am a General Manager for a group of companies with activity in dental field.

Workshop: I Could Be Your “CONSIGLIGLIERE”

Sometimes you have to break the ice, forced by the situation on witch you find yourself. But you can prepare for that moment by constantly being a “consigliere” for other members. You will find a new perspective on the role of a Toastmasters not as a mentor, but as a consultant, with all different types of approaches and involvment degrees.

Cécile Chambolle

Cécile Chambolle

Workshop: How to overcome fear of speaking a foreign language – why a foreign language shouldn’t stop you from networking.

Czech is too difficult, you’ll never learn it”. That’s what Cécile Chambolle heard when she came first to the Czech Republic. French, but already bilingual in German, she very soon proved those unwell wishers wrong. In her workshop, she will share the many tricks and insights she gathered when learning the 4 languages she speaks.

Daniel Kővári

Daniel Kővári

I’m Daniel Kovari, your Club Growth Director From Hungary! My background is in sales, management and leadership. My task will be to WOW you at the residential weekend!  I’ll present you my workshop: Wow your crowd. Last year Scandinavian Toastmasters loved it when I first presented in Copenhagen, and now it arrives to the residental weekend!

Workshop: Wow Your Crowd!

We all know a presentation’s efficiency truly depends on our audience. At the workshop I’ll show you how to wowify your presentation. You’ll learn an easy way to better know your audience and their attitude! Are you interested in how to create an instant wow effect by words, speech structure for the greatest wow effect? We will practice a few tricks that will make you a real wow machine! If you are ready for a wowgasm, my workshop is for you!

Dáška Lizáková

Dáška Lizáková

Gentle Wakeup: Easy Back Workout to Feel Great and RElax, REfresh, REcharge: Office-Friendly Stretches Set for Back Pain Relief

Too much sitting?

Helping daily office workers with back pain, I see those who exercise and those who expect miracles.

Learn short set of basic effective moves you can do before and during work to stretch and release.
Here & now.

  • Get rid of tension, fatigue, pain.
  • Get relaxed, refreshed, and recharged.
  • Get up, stand up, see you at RW 2019
Daniel Samol

Daniel Samol

I know you are all very curious about what will be the program at the Residential Weekend 2019. Let me unveil the title and the author of one of the great workshops you’ll be able to attend and enjoy!

Workshop: Improvisation Technique for Real Life

Take the best improvisation principles and apply them in real life. You will learn:

  • Simple productive ways of creative cooperation;
  • That you probably suck at listening;
  • How to spot and project high/low status;
  • How you function in group settings.

Best of all, you will learn all that by playing fun games.

Iva Aliana

Iva Aliana

Workshop: Projev se svobodně!

Co nám brání se vy-jadřovat úplně svobodně? Ve většině případů to bývá strach, že se ztrapníme nebo že nás někdo odsoudí. Jinými slovy, naše sebe-vědomí se cítí nejistě. Na workshopu s názvem „Projev se svobodně!“ se naučíte jednoduché principy a techniky, které můžete zařadit do svého každodenního života a začít se díky nim cítit volnější, jistější a svobodnější – a to nejen ve svém projevu, ale celkově ve svém životě!
John William Holway

John William Holway

Laught Yoga

We will be looking straight into the eyes, make sounds of ho ho, ha ha ha and start pretending to laugh before the roar of laughter from within takes over. It is suitable for all ages and no previous experience is necessary. John will provide various energizing sessions during the weekend as needed and all are encouraged to practice during the day!

SAFETY instructions will also be given.

Lukáš Liebich

Lukáš Liebich

Workshop: Wow, that was a great and effective meeting!

How often do you hear yourself say that? If you’re like most people, probably not that often. More frequently you might be saying something like: “Oh, another hour of my day gone!”

Meetings can be large part of our workdays, however often they are not the best use of our (and others’) time. In this workshop, Lukas Liebich, together with us, will do a live demonstration of a meeting, we will analyze and discuss it and we will close with a list of steps you can take to make all meetings you attend more effective.

And as a bonus – you will get a secret tip how to avoid some meetings altogether.🤫

Michal Skalický

Michal Skalický

Workshop: Creative Communication

Everybody is trying to communicate to the others and pass their message, but is the audience really listening to you immediately? And how to make them “switch on faster”? Well, instead of trying to make them listen, you will have all the attention needed to perform your magic at this workshop.

Olga Rudáková

Olga Rudáková

Workshop: Storytelling with Business Data

Why do we keep creating bad charts and ineffective visuals?
Why we tell exciting stories at Toastmasters’ meeting but keep showing a boring set of numbers at work presentations?

At the workshop Storytelling With Business Data, Olga Rudáková will be happy to teach us how to apply storytelling principles to our business data visualizations.

So, if you want to know how to shift from just showing the data to visual storytelling, this is the workshop for you! Do not miss it because there is for sure an unfold story in your data!

Petr Šedina

Petr Šedina

Workshop: Etiketa pro osobní i pracovní život.

Chcete ve společnosti působit galantně a s nadhledem si vědět rady v každé situaci? Jednoduše a srozumitelně vám ukáži jak vše přirozeně zvládat. Praktické ukázky vám pomůžou pochopit a osvojit si nejdůležitější pravidla správného společenského chování. Dámy přijďte si poslechnout jak dát muži najevo, že jste opravdovou dámou. Pánové nenechte se tahat za kravatu a přijďte si poslechnout jak být pravým gentĺemanem.

Těším se na vás

Petra Boušková

Petra Boušková

Workshop: Easy Guideline for the four colour for every team!

My first meeting as a Manager? Charlie slammed the door shouting that he needs clear instructions. Lucas stood in a corner, terrified in silence. Kevin told me that he will probably quit because it’s not fun anymore.  

After that I took a moment for me, and became a crying Leader hidden in a toilet for a while.

Petra, do you want to succeed? Then you have to adjust your communication style to needs of your team.  

Does Charlie want instructions? I will always write clear emails explaining what went on at the end of every meeting. Does Kevin want some creative challenge? He will get a new project. Is Lucas feel more comfortable in private? I will plan a lunch with him.

There are 4 personalities in your team!

Get to know yourself! In the first part I will introduce you to these 4 colours of energy and how to easily recognise them. You will finally find out:

  • What is your real value for a team?
  • How do you behave in your good mood or when you are stressed out?

Get to know your team! We will focus on topics:

  • How to communicate with them?
  • How to NOT communicate with them?
  • How to give them a feedback?  
  • How to write a meeting invitation to get all personalities on a meeting?

I have held some parts of this Speech at European conferences last year and someone approached me every time with a big smile on their face screaming: ‚Now I finally understand it, my team is blue and I’m yellow.‘ or ‚Aha, that’s why I can’t really get on the same page with my colleague.‘

Prepare yourself, this will change your way of communication forever. At the end of my session, be ready for a funny and interactive colourful call to action.

Ray Walsh

Ray Walsh

Workshop: Speaking from Talking Points

At Toastmasters meetings you’re free to speak about whatever topic you want. But if your organization sponsors you to speak, they expect you to present their messages. In order to better understand this and put it into practice, please join Ray Walsh with his workshop: “Speaking from Talking Points”!!!

In this workshop we’ll practice taking other people’s messages and making them our own. We’ll spend most of our time working with a partner, so it will be a collaborative experience.

 

Vera Orac

Vera Orac

Workshop: How To Be Funny
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. You learn a lot, but at the end the frog is dead.

~ Amphibious

Bring your scalpels!
Anatomy of Comedy – Lesson 1.
Laboratory space limited to 20 dissectors – sign up at registration desk.
Vegan-friendly – no actual frogs will be harmed.