« In the street, you can tell if someone is smiling even if he has his back turned. »
Jean-Jacques Malherbe is an expert in the field of corporate training and self-improvement, also called “personal development”. In this gripping text, he treats the reader with solutions to the inherent difficulty of public speech, especially in the corporate world. Would you like to improve yourself; to know how to stand up for your opinion; to take part in meetings more efficiently; to be able to convince an audience; to talk freely with your superiors and your team? Are you experiencing sweats, uncontrollable fits of anxiety before taking the stage? This book was written for you! Basing his study on concrete cases he observed during his seminars, as well as on his personal experience, Jean-Jacques Malherbe offers numerous training exercises that will allow the reader to free him/herself from those barriers which impede professional emancipation.
Jean-Jacques Malherbe tells the reader about the gestures he should ban while addressing an audience; about the way to fascinate a group of people from the first contact; or about how to prepare for a corporate meeting. His personal development techniques are underpinned by the careful study of the numerous fields in which public speech has come to play a central role, such as politics. The author also quotes the French comic books series The Adventures of Astérix, the Marx Brothers, or Full Metal Jacket, among others…
An actor and professional trainer, Jean-Jacques Malherbe is a lecturer and the head of his own consulting firm, Malherbe & Consultant. His remarkable openness, corporate culture and mastery of acting techniques have contributed to make his training seminars the best in this field for more than 10 years.