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TED-waardig presenteren; mijn 5 favoriete tips

Dat is toch die film met die beer? Jullie bezorgen toch pakketjes? Soms kom ik nog bij organisaties, die denken dat mijn werk voor TED/TEDx te maken heeft met de berenfilm TED of koeriersbedrijf FedEx. Niets is minder waar. TEDx bezorgt geen pakketjes, maar inspirerende ideeën! Het wereldberoemde TED-concept is inmiddels ook duidelijk doorgedrongen bij […]

by Jan Scheele
2 years ago
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Kijken kijken niet kopen

Je hebt ze vast wel eens gezien. Van die Nederlanders die op vakantie door winkeleigenaren in gebrekkig Nederlands worden nageroepen: ‘Kijken kijken, niet kopen’. Wél urenlang naar waren kijken, maar iets kopen? Ho maar! Iets waar ‘Hollanders’ in het buitenland om bekend staan. Ook op het web gebeurt dit veel. Door dit zogeheten ‘bagging’ blijft […]

by Jan Scheele
2 years ago
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Daiper techniques, clusterbombs and Panama Papers; a week with the Tinkers Enablers & Doers of the world

Exactly ten years after TED started democratizing ideas by posting TED talks online, the organization invited their ‘Global brain’ for its Summit in Banff (Canada), to look ahead, spark conversations and enjoy an intense experience in the light of ‘ideas worth doing & spreading’. Besides a bunch of veteran TEDx organizers, translators, Fellows, executives and […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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The best TED Talks for better meetings & more fun at work

Quite often people ask me about my favourite TED talks for all kinds of situations. Today: how to improve your meetings at work & make work more fun! David Grady: How to Save the World (Or At Least Yourself) From Bad Meetings Off course the talk of David Grady cannot be missed in this list. In his […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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“Please cancel modest out of your vocabulary”

Forget Silicon Valley, Amsterdam was yesterday the ‘tech Mecca’ of the world with the opening of ‘Startup Fest’. Apple’s CEO told the audience at the Beurs van Berlage that he “feels a vibrancy, an excitement, a sort of optimism here in Europe”. An optimism that has its clear effects on the Dutch economy according to […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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To disrupt or be disrupted: what comes next after next?

A report on the Singularity University Germany summit. A couple years ago, supercomputers were so extremely expensive, that only a few organizations were able to use them. Thomas Watson expected as president of IBM in 1943 that there would “only be a world market for 5 computers”. Today, the Rasberry Pi has the same memory […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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Evenement trends in 2016

Het afgelopen jaar mocht ik 38 events organiseren, variërend van kleine bijeenkomsten van 50 personen tot grote congressen van wel 900 personen, verspreid over Europa. Trends verwacht je normaal gesproken in de mode en op financiële markten, maar wist je dat er ook op evenementengebied verschillende interessante ontwikkelingen zijn? Trends waar een slimme organisator in […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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How TED will reinvent your corporate conferences

Is it possible to consistently run ‘cool corporate conferences with massive impact?’ We think so. By drawing from our vast experience in organizing and speaking at numerous TED conferences, we believe it is now possible to seriously improve any corporate conference. The TED phenomena A majority of conferences and events is still focused on trying […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago