Calin Dontu

Calin is a finance manager with BFC. He is passionate about education, music, and the art of communication. Calin’s favorite quote is “Per aspera ad astra”, meaning “through hardships to the stars”. This belief in the power of dedication is showcased in Calin’s local Toastmaster Club meetings, a group devoted to enhancing public speaking abilities.

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5 Exercises That Break Down Barriers

Walking into a room of strangers can feel daunting. Small talk is hard enough, and it’s even trickier to delve into deeper topics right off the bat. The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows has a term (Sonder) for the realization that every person has a story as complex as yours. But how do you unlock those stories with someone you’ve just met? 3 Things in …

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Online Toastmasters Club at BFC

We are very glad to share with you an exciting decision to start a online Toastmasters club at BFC. The Toasmaster club will help us bond better as a team, become more successful communicators and leaders. Ralph Smedley believed that people can discover their latent leadership talents by participating in the regular activities of a Toastmasters club.   By joining …

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How to Speak Unprepared?

Public speaking is an essential skill to master to help present your ideas, persuade others, and advance your career, but some of the best speaking opportunities come about without warning. In this session, Calin shares a special technique to make a great speech whenever the need arises, no preparation necessary. Watch the recording of the Online Coaching & Sharing meeting that …

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Impromptu speaking. Speak unprepared without fear!

If you always wanted to easily speak of the cuff this little book is for you. Thousands of DESCUBRIS’ workshop participants have successfully implemented the techniques in this book. You too can learn to give a great impromptu speech without preparation. Those moments when you get called upon to say something and you are tongue tied are embarrassing. Some stand …

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How to Develop Self-Confidence and Influence People by Public Speaking

Discover how to become the best public speaker you can be with this valuable and accessible guide from the world famous Dale Carnegie! Drawing on Dale Carnegie’s years of experience as a business trainer, this book will show you how to overcome the natural fear of public speaking, to become a successful speaker, and even learn to enjoy it. His …

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