Author Archives: John Zimmer

About John Zimmer

I am passionate about public speaking and helping others improve their public speaking and presentation skills.

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 201) – Martha Graham

“I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. In each, it is the performance of a dedicated precise … Continue reading

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Join me for a live interview

This Tuesday, 12 May 2015, I will be interviewed on Google on Air by presentation design expert, Timo Sorri. The subject is public speaking, business presentations and the second edition of our one-day seminar / workshop, Master the Art of … Continue reading

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Seize every opportunity

Two days ago, my wife and I went to the theatre here in Geneva. We saw Blue Butterfly, an original play written and performed by a talented group of people, the majority of whom are scientists. The play is clever, … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 200) – Florian Mueck

“Public speaking is a mountain without a peak. We’ll never reach perfection. But we can all climb higher and ever higher, and higher still.” — Florian Mueck

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A lesson from “American Psycho” on comparisons

An important lesson from American Psycho. Continue reading

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