Dr. Klaus-Dieter Rossade combines his academic and leadership expertise with his creative skills to take speakers to that place where they can hold an audience, win trust and create impact. With his support, people become leaders through their public speaking.
Klaus-Dieter has coached academics, business leaders and entrepreneurs to declutter drafts and put their core messages before their data. He organised TEDx events and coached speakers at several TEDx events and his speakers were featured in global TEDx feeds. His TEDx clients include CEOs and senior leaders in industry, public service, NGOs, media and education.
He is a senior academic leader at the Open University, UK and brings this leadership expertise to his training and coaching at Ginger. As Head of School, Associate Dean, Director and Chair of national and international workshops, reviews, and validation panels, he knows how to lead and create impact in your speaking, whether leading from the front as a keynote speaker or from within by influencing and shaping the narrative wherever people meet to get work done. His coaching is supported by over 30 years of experience as researcher, lecturer, trainer and presenter at universities in Germany and the UK, and at international conferences and workshops. He trained with the prestigious Co-Active Training Institute, and he keeps his skills sharp with professional training in leadership development and team coaching, and in negotiation and leadership from Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School.
Klaus-Dieter is a word smith who loves taking complex messages down to the one core idea that will make the greatest difference, and then find the language that delivers maximum impact. He always heads right to the centre of people’s aspirations, actions, experiences and life stories. Everybody has something important to share, no exceptions. Everybody has a voice that should be heard. Everybody can lead through their presence, passion and ideas worth sharing. Klaus-Dieter encourages clients to speak out and lead whenever they take the stage, any stage.
Klaus-Dieter is an award-winning speaker who coaches with endless supplies of razor-sharp analysis, logic for structuring ideas, and daring, creative, left-of-centre suggestions to help speakers inspire audiences at every step of a talk.
Klaus-Dieter coaches in English and German.