Where learning in training rooms becomes mastery through experiences.

Where everyone leaves a better speaker. 

Talk Like Someone's Listening

We've been watching people make the same mistakes over and over. It was time to have a little fun with them.

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[VIDEO] Short Words, Big Impact

Step away from the thesaurus. Forget the jargon, too. To engage your audience as a reputable speaker, be relatable instead. Small words can make a big impact in your presentation.
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TEDx Columbus Curatorial Committee 2018

The Idea Reigns Supreme

Once a year, we enjoy an exhausting, exhilarating, thought-provoking discussion to identify the speakers for TEDxColumbus. What the discussions demonstrates is the commitment to identifying ideas worth spreading.
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Talk Like Someone's Listening Take a Breath

[Video] Take a Breath, or 10

As coaches, we’ve seen it a thousand times before. Speed talker syndrome. Sometimes it happens when a speaker is excited or just plain nervous. Other times it’s the guy who tries to fit 38 minutes of content into a 7-minute presentation. To increase your credibility and make a better impression, slow it down. Take a...
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Our origin.

(How we got this idea. Pun intended).

In 2009 after Ruth Milligan founded the first TEDxColumbus, she went looking for someone who could help coach her next round of speakers in content framing and storytelling. When she came up dry, she founded Articulation. 

TEDxColumbus continues to this day to have an integrated tie with Articulation, we consider it our service to our community and our learning laboratory for new ways to help people become more impactful speakers. 

Since 2009, we have coached over 400 speakers in the TED-style, both on stages with official TEDx licenses and private-label events we organize for our clients. 

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