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How to create a Toastmasters Club

I've been a member of Toastmasters International for more than nine years now. I'm convinced that it is one of the best (and indeed the cheapest) ways to improve one's public speaking ability. About two years ago I wanted to do something new: found a so-called Advanced Toastmasters Club that is geared entirely toward experienced [...]

By |2019-09-30T20:53:52+02:0029 June 2018|Categories: Public Speaking|Tags: , , |
  • Zonta Klausman Award

Frankfurt School Bachelor student wins Zonta Award

Recently, Anja Unger, one of my Bachelor students who is currently in her last semester at Frankfurt School, received the Jane M. Klausman award from Zonta Club Frankfurt. This award is given to female business students to strengthen the potential of future women business leaders. From left to right: Annegret Gratzki, Anja Unger, Matthias [...]

By |2016-10-26T17:02:45+02:0026 October 2016|Categories: Frankfurt School|Tags: , , , , , |
  • US President Barack Obama speaks at Cairo University in June 2009

An Advanced Toastmasters Club for Frankfurt

Public speaking has long been one of my passions. Speaking has always been an important part of my work and in 2009 I joined Toastmasters International to see how I could increase my capabilities in this field. I’ve been an active member ever since, first in the International Geneva Toastmasters Club and now at Esprit [...]

By |2019-09-30T20:53:52+02:0028 July 2016|Categories: Public Speaking|Tags: , , , |

Undergraduates train leadership skills in second round of “Creative Complexity”

Students during the Creative Complexity workshop in Heidelberg In August, our pilot project “Creative Complexity” at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management went into its second round with the 2012 cohort. The project’s aim is to try new formats and topics for the undergraduate programs to prepare students better for [...]

“Creative Complexity” project starts next week

Next week will be the first workshop block of our “Creative Complexity” pilot project. I will go with 17 students from the 2012 Bachelor cohort at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management to Maria Rosenberg, a conference center at a traditional place of pilgrimage about an hour and a half drive Southwest of Frankfurt. [...]

Preparing Undergraduates for a Dynamic Business World

Globe. Photo: Izabelha. Business leaders face a world that is much more dynamic than in the past. Business education needs to change to prepare young people for the challenges ahead of them. Therefore, the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is launching a pilot project for its undergraduate programs to [...]

By |2016-10-14T16:55:09+02:0019 December 2012|Categories: Frankfurt School|Tags: , , |