MARKUS JOTZO

Markus Jotzo,
Born 1968. His aim is simple: more excellent leaders, less bad and mediocre. Markus Jotzo himself experienced and suffered enough by the bad kind of leaders. Markus played handball for many years. He therefore knows how important it is to make a clear statement. At the same time in handball you can only win as a team. Just like in an enterprise. In sport, you receive immediate feedback: do you score a goal or do you concede a goal? Unfortunately, in business this immediate feedback is happening rarely. This, however, could change the game. Because human beings are capable of bearing the truth. This hurts sometimes, this is not always nice to hear, but important for the employee, the team and the company.

Markus Jotzo is the owner of the institute Markus Jotzo Leadership Development in Hamburg. For his clients he worked in 16 countries in 3 continents. Markus lives in Hamburg, Germany, together with his wife and his two children.

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MARKUS JOTZO

Only excellent leaders produce excellent results

Why extraordinary leaders are not nice, but inconvenient

 

LAURA BAXTER

Laura Baxter is the performance expert on Presence. Through her work on and off the stage, she has been studying the effect of the voice and the body in relation to non-verbal communication and people management for over 25 years. At age 21, she was the first recipient of the Louis Sudler Award for the Arts at Emory University, and subsequently has performed not only on the stage, in radio and television. Her program „The Art of Song“ with William Powell was recorded and broadcast nationwide by National Public Radio. On the wide screen Ms. Baxter debuted as the singing voice of Serena Joy (played by Faye Dunaway) in the feature film “The Handmaidʼs Tale”.

In addition to her performance career, Laura Baxter was on the vocal faculty at the renown Duke University and has been on the faculty at the Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, since 1999. She has directed and conducted over 30 musicals and is a member of the German Speakers Association (GSA) and the Global Speakers Federation (GSF). In 2011 she won the GSA Newcomer Casting Award with her Keynote Speech “The Power of Presence!” Ms. Baxter is also a member of Speakersʼ Excellenceʼs Top 100 Trainers in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. She is co-author of the book Die besten Ideen für mehr Humor (“The Best Ideas for more Humor”, GABAL Verlag Top Speakers Edition, 2013).
Through her work as an opera singer and director, she has observed what it takes to own the room, and now, for the first time, she is bringing her knowledge and experience together in this amazing introductory online course.

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LAURA BAXTER

True Presence!

The Art of Being Authentically Charismatic.