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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How do you choose the one idea worth sharing in your speech?

Three public speaking tips from executive communication coach Acacia Duncan that can help you hone in on your one idea for a successful TED-style talk.
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Helping clients crank a reluctant wheel

Coaching Speech Clients to Crank a Reluctant Wheel

Our speech coaching practice rests on iterating: Helping clients crank a reluctant wheel from event invite to idea to proof to story to imagery to delivery to reflection - and then starting all over again.
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TED-style Talk Success: Leadership Matters

You could call it the TED talk effect. We have come to expect people to share complicated, technical, even scientific and medical concepts in an accessible way. One key area of change that organizations want is a culture that embodies communicating ideas in short, impactful talks. But, changing the culture and norms of an organization...
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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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