January 12, 2011

CV

NAME:

Adolph Paul Kaestner

KNOWN AS: Dolf or Adolph
DATE OF BIRTH: 08 January 1951
LANGUAGES: English & Afrikaans
MARITAL STATUS: Single
QUALIFICATIONS and

ASSOCIATION MEBERSHIP

  • CAIB (SA) – Certificated Associate of the Institute of Bankers.
  • Personnel Technician (Generalist)-SA Board of Personnel Practice.
  • ATM-g Advanced Toastmaster Gold – Toastmasters International
  • DTM – Distinguished Toastmaster – Toastmasters International
  • PSASA – Professional Speakers Association of SA – Founder
  • UPSA-SA – United Professional Sales Association of SA – Founder
  • ETDP-SETA – Registered Assessor
EMPLOYER:

  • Self Employed – Owner and CEO of three businesses:
    • Adolph – Professional Speaker and Trainer
    • Speakers 101 – Speakers Portal Web Site
    • Yeluleka / MentorZone – Mentoring Portal and Consultancy
PREVIOUS POSITIONS:
  • Previously with FNB Group for 30 Years
  • Head – FNB n-Solutions – the FNB Group Web Development House
  • Senior Manager – New Product Development –WesBank Marketing
  • Senior Manager – Sales & Services – WesBank First Auto
  • Personnel Manager – Barnib
TOASTMASTERS HISTORY:
  • Joined – March 1983 –  The Nib Toastmasters Club # 2514/74
  • Competent Toastmasters (CTM) X 10 times
  • Advanced Toastmaster – Gold (ATM-G)
  • Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) – Sept 1987
  • Area Governor Of The Year 1985 / 86
  • District Governor 1988/89 – Select Distinguished District #7 in World
  • Toastmaster Of The Year 1994 / 95
  • Dean of D74’s Toastmasters Academy 1993 – 1996
ACHIEVEMENTS

  • South, Southern and All African Prepared Speech Champion – 1996
  • Represented South Africa at the International Speech Contest –USA
  • SA Speech Evaluation Champion – 1997
PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENTS:
  • Motivational and Inspirational Speaker
  • Keynote Addresses
  • Workshop Leader
  • Trainer & Facilitator
  • Master of Ceremonies
  • Conference and Meeting Chairman
  • Conference Speaker
  • Mentor and
  • Mentor Programme Implementation
INTERESTS AND HOBBIES: 1. The Internet  2. Public Speaking  3.  Training People   4. Toastmasters 5. Mentoring  6. Cooking     7.  Movies   8. Travel
SOME SPEAKING TOPICS:
  • Achieving Personal Excellence (Inspirational & Motivational)
  • The Choice is Yours (Motivational)
  • The Edge (Motivational)
  • Me the Flea (Motivational)
  • Dare to be Different (Motivational)
  • Magic (Motivational/Inspirational)
  • Change (Motivational)
SOME TRAINING COURSES / TOPICS:
  • Presentation Skills Master Class (Full 8 x ½ Day Course Modules)
  • Presentation Basics  and Intermediate
  • Speechmaker – (Speech making rather that presentation skills)
  • The 15 Qs of Leadership
  • Leaders vs. Managers vs. SB’s
  • Customer Delight
  • Management Skills for Office Managers, PA’s & Exec Secretaries
  • Mentoring and Coaching for Success
  • Achieving Personal Excellence
INTERNET / INTRANET

WORKSHOPS/TOPICS.

  • The Internet as a Business Tool
  • What happens after the Click – e-CRM Strategies Talk or Workshop
  • Making the Internet and Intranet Work For You – Positive ROI’s
  • Developing your Own Web Site – The Building Blocks
Adolph

Professional Speaking and Training

This is a Professional Speaking and Training Business, which specialises in Motivational Speeches, Workshops and Keynote Speeches and Management , Leadership, Mentoring and Presentation Skills Training.

  • Professional Public Speaking and Training Business
  • Motivational & Inspirational Speaking
  • Keynote Addresses
  • Personal Development Training
  • Presentation Skills Training
  • Leadership Skills Training
  • Management Training
  • Brainstorm and Other Workshop Facilitator

http://www.adolph.co.za and www.adolphevents.co.za

Speakers101

Speakers Portal Site

This is a Portal Web Site for Speakers, Trainers and Coaches.

  • This Web Portal provides an opportunity for Professional Speakers, Celebrity Speakers, Entertainers and Trainers to register and display their speaking skills and profiles to Business, Organisations, Conference Organisers and Event Planners.
  • This portal site is primarily aimed at promoting Speakers and Trainers in Africa.

http://www.speakers101.com

Yeluleka /

mentorZONE

This is a specialist Mentoring Programme Business

  • In-Company Mentoring Programme Implementation
  • Training Mentors, Mentees and Coordinators
  • Mentoring Facilitation and Quality Control
  • Online Mentoring Web Site for individuals
  • Personal and Professional mentoring services

http://www.yeluleka.co.za and http://www.mentorzone.co.za