Speaking, keynotes and storytelling

Choose one of Petro Janse van Vuuren’s keynote topics and make sure your audience is riveted and moved. As a bonus you will also ensure that they are more attentive, takes more ownership of their learning and is more confident to participate in the rest of your conference. Petro’s keynotes are ideal for a conference event and lead easily into a breakaway session.

The Success Story Loop

– 7 Steps for living your own success story again and again

How many times have you heard you must turn your challenges into opportunities and obstacles into possibilities? Yet, most of us need time to adjust and reset when life ‘throws you for a loop’. The Success Story Loop will show you 7 steps for moving through change so you can make sure you end up with the happy ever after.

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Petro Janse van Vuuren, professional speaker, weilding a microphonePetro Janse van Vuuren gave one of the most impactful talks I’ve heard in a long time. In just 3/4 of an hour she gave us all clarity, vision and a knowing which we’ve all been yearning for.  Petro, you gave an awesome, inspiring, uplifting talk this morning.  The 7 steps were so clear and the metaphors from the stories worked just too well. Outstanding job by all accounts – including the fantastic feedback I received from the attendants. Bettina Horvath, Owner of  Xtraordinary women Somerset West.

The Confident Speaker’s ABC

– Cultivating self confidence is as simple as ABC

Give your audience the gift of a new connection with their own magic that will invigorate and motivate them. Boost their self confidence and their self esteem so that they are more authentic and more effective in their client relationships and personal relationships.

Let Petro share some simple techniques so they can look, sound and feel confident even when they are nervous, speaking in a second language or speaking in front of peers. And they get to do it without being fake or inauthentic.

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Captivate Them to Set Them Free

– Five types of resistance and five story tools for breaking through

Stories over the ages have been designed to help people dream and break free from the resistance they have against change and personal growth. The mythic structure underlying all stories  point to  5 kinds of resistance and reveal a different strategy for each one to help people move through every blockage so they can accept new ideas and, most importantly, act on them.

Petro will share with you these 5 kinds of resistance and give you story tools  for each of them using stories like The Great Escape and The Shawshank Redemption. Captivate your audience so they will follow you to freedom, rather than be prisoners of war wanting to be free from sitting there having to listen to a lecture.

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Custom Keynotes

Let Petro design a custom keynote for your event. Take the following topics as a sampler of suggestions:

  • The Hero’s Journey – a strategy for transformation – for everyone interested in engineering lasting change
  • An ABC for radiating authentic confidence – for anyone who wants to speak and act with greater confidence
  • Using your voice to invite not invade – How to captivate an audience. For speakers, trainers, teachers, preachers and anyone else who speaks to large groups of people
  • Find your Voice amidst the Noise – a fun workshop for anyone to rediscover themselves and explore new possibilities of being through their own voices

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Stories over the ages have been designed to help people ‘see the light’ and break free from the resistance they have against change and personal growth. The mythic structure underlying all stories  point to  5 kinds of resistance and reveal a different strategy for each one to help people move through every blockage so they can accept new ideas and, most importantly, act on them.