Herman Otten

About Herman Otten

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E. hermanotten82@icloud.com, T. +31630331728

Bio Herman Otten


Herman graduated at the Utrecht School of Performing Arts in 2008.
After he worked a lot as an actor for film, television, theatre and radio he is specialised in teaching his public speaking class. He helped hundreds of people to get rid of their public speaking anxiety and motivated over a thousand people to improve their public speaking skills.
His head office is bases in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Every week he gives his public speaking training group course for individuals. He works as a permanent public speaking in-company trainer and coach for the Dutch Marines, Department of Neurology at the Amsterdam Academic Hospital and many more companies. Since 2017 he gives his group training for individuals in New York City at the Magnet Theater Center.
Herman’s life goal is to help people as quick and effective to get rid of their speaking anxiety and he does this for many years with great success.

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Communication Exercises- Positive Gossip

This is one of our communication exercises where the team will positively gossip about each other. This exercise is most suitable to do at the end of the day. This will allow the participants to look back and positively gossip about each other based on what happened that day during...

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Energizer – Eye Contact

In this energizer the team makes eye contact with each other. Because the team will silently make eye contact they will communicate in a different matter than what they are used to. For some participants it might be difficult to directly make eye contact with someone else. The eye contact...

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Group Exercise Class Ideas – Describe each other

This is one of our group exercise class ideas where the team will characterise each other with a sentence. At the end of this exercise everyone has a note from every member of the team with one characterisation that describes him the best. The game element (the person gets to...

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Group Energizer Activities – Forming Shapes

This exercise is one of our group energizer activities where the team learns to get a better sense of each other and to let go of their own ideas when working together. This video sets out different phases of the exercise. You can play every phase as long as you...

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Team Building Games – Stereotypical Thinking

In this one of our team building games in which the team will put each other in categories. This way the team will get to know how they perceive one another in a light-hearted manner. Everyone will get a turn to divide the team into different categories. The one who...

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Group Exercise – Read each other

During this group exercise the team will learn how to read one another. This exercise is a game in which you form pairs and you can win in rounds. It’s a fun game in which the players can outsmart each other! At the beginning of this group exercise, the participants...

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Introduction Games – Getting to know each other

This is one of our introduction games where the team gets to know each other. The objective of this exercise is to better acquaint the team with one another. This exercise is appropriate for groups that don’t know each other and for those that know each other well but want...

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Warming Up Exercise – A step forward

With this warming up exercise the team and trainer get a clear picture of what everyone expects from the day. In addition to forming expectations this is also a great way to start the training and warm up to the upcoming exercises. This Warming Up Exercise is great to start...

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Team Bonding Exercises – The Human Typewriter

This is one of our team bonding exercises where the team will learn to listen carefully to one another and knowing when it’s the right moment to speak out. To start this one of our Team Bonding Exercises, let the team members stand in a straight line and get one...

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Team Bonding Games – The Characteristic Game

This is one of our team bonding games where the team will find out how each individual is perceived by the other team members First the team will form in this Team Bonding Games exercise a circle while sitting on the ground. Now everyone will write various personality traits and...

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Team Building Exercise – Line up

Through this team building exercise the team will get to know which characteristics match the individual team members compared to eachother During the exercise the team will stand in a straight line based on a given personality trait or concept. All the way to the left side stands the person...