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John Zimmer

TedX speaker / co-creator of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game

John Zimmer is an internationally recognized expert on public speaking.

He gives keynotes, emcees events and helps his clients communicate more effectively.

He teaches presentation skills in the Executive MBA programs at IESE, the University of Geneva and the University of Lausanne. Before becoming a full-time speaker, John worked for a major Canadian law firm, the United Nations and the World Health Organization. He is a TEDx Speaker and the co-creator of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking GameTM, the world’s first public speaking game. He writes a leading blog in the field of public speaking and presentation skills – Manner of Speaking – and is a 9-time winner of Toastmasters District speech contests.


His webinar title is "Eagle vision: The right way to focus on your speech" (17 May 2020 at 11.00am CEST)

"Too often, when people learn that they have to give a presentation, they turn on PowerPoint and start banging out bullet points. PowerPoint has its place, but now is not the time. In this interactive workshop, John will share a four-step exercise to help you focus on what is important in your talk and make an impact with your audience. It's all about having "Eagle Vision"!"