Happy

Academy

Putting your story into compelling words makes you happy. Because when you tell your story in a captivating and authentic way it’s a huge boost for your self-confidence. We specialise in enabling you to gain self-confidence in public speaking. The Happy Academy puts the fun back into speaking in public. And great people who do great things stay in people’s minds.

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Blow ‘em away

They’ll never forget you

You’re going to be making a presentation in front of a large group of people. That’s great. But how do you ensure they’ll never forget you? That your story will stick in their minds and that you don’t lose yourself on the stage. In short: How do you use your personality to win over others?
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Persuading

Telling your story concisely and compellingly

You want to convince and persuade your audience with your pitch. Whether it’s a political debate, a job interview or a game of poker, we all have to convince and persuade others every day. How can you still be yourself during a pitch? How do you keep your presentation structured and move your audience to take action?

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Impressing

Putting effort into presenting yourself

You want to get someone’s attention at a networking event. Engage them in your story and make your words tangible. How can you stand out during your onboarding? How do you connect with someone’s vulnerable side during a job interview? And, above all, how do you be yourself when presenting?

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1-on-1

Your trainer’s undivided attention

You want greater self-confidence in the field of public speaking. You have a dream presentation, want to give your speaking skills an upgrade or have a big project coming up. This exclusive 1-on-1 program is meant for you dear professional, who would like to work in a safe envirment, on how to blow the others away with stories that stick, in a way that is your own.

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Online presentations

Online training

The terms Zoom and Microsoft Teams have become top-scoring words in Scrabble. But digital life is a tough game. How do you forge a path for yourself through the jungle of online presentations? How do you connect with people who secretly aren’t wearing trousers? You can add this online training to one of our live training programs.

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Presenting Figures

Online training

Figures make the world go around. Ask any accountant. But most people think figures are dull and boring. That’s not true – figures give us a direct route to understanding complex matters. But it’s still so easy to stumble into the pitfall of purposely making figures hard to understand. Simply don’t do it. We know how. During his online training we teach you how to convey a strong message and using figures. You can add this online training to one of our live training programs.

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Slide Design

Online training

You want to hear lots of ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ when people see your slide deck. And you don’t want them to be dazed because they’re drowning in the sea of bullet points. On the contrary: You want them to be impressed because these visual aids lift your story to a higher level. How can you achieve this? By taking a smart approach to your deck by designing your slide effectively. Our slide design guru will let you in on all the secrets so you can set your inner creative free.

No bull

Just great stories