Carl Duivenvoorden

Carl Duivenvoorden
Change Your Corner (external website)
Carl has been a Learn­Sphere asso­ciate for over a decade, with spe­cial­ties in sus­tain­abil­i­ty and help­ing peo­ple deliv­er effec­tive pre­sen­ta­tions and pitch­es. He has pre­sent­ed to over 400 audi­ences, includ­ing busi­ness­es, gov­ern­ments, com­mu­ni­ty orga­ni­za­tions, uni­ver­si­ties and schools, help­ing peo­ple and orga­ni­za­tions learn how they can save mon­ey, ener­gy and our envi­ron­ment. His pub­lic speak­ing skills and exper­tise were devel­oped over 30 years as a mem­ber of Toast­mas­ters Inter­na­tion­al; he has achieved the Dis­tin­guished Toast­mas­ter des­ig­na­tion, the orga­ni­za­tion’s high­est, six times. He brings fun, ener­gy and pas­sion to each pre­sen­ta­tion he deliv­ers, and spe­cial­izes in pre­sent­ing com­pli­cat­ed issues in a clear and easy-to-under­stand way.


  • Communications
  • Leadership


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Making the Perfect Pitch: Effective Business Presentation Skills

In business, the ability to deliver effective presentations that captivate, motivate or persuade lenders, prospective clients or potential investors is a critical skill. And how you say it is often as important as what you say.

In part 1 of this workshop, you will learn:

  • The four types of audience
  • How to determine your key messages
  • Secrets of effective organization and delivery

Part 2 will include:

  • Techniques for persuasion
  • How to handle a Q&A
  • How to use – and not use – PowerPoint
Profiting from Sustainability: Save Money, Grow your Business

Learn how to make your business more sustainable – and benefit from more than just energy and cost savings!

This engaging and interactive two-part online workshop series is for business owners and employees who want to save energy and money while growing their businesses. You'll learn about simple actions you can take, and how you can market your positive actions to promote and grow your business.

In part 1 you will learn:

• How to create a simple sustainability plan

• Where to find the biggest savings and have the greatest impact

• Best practices from businesses large and small

Part 2 will include:

• More energy saving and waste reduction opportunities

• How businesses can use their sustainability credentials to promote and market themselves