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Meagan Buren
Your talk is only as good as someone’s ability to receive and understand it. When choosing words for your presentation, think small.
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TEDx Columbus Curatorial Committee 2018
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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record your speech
An executive communication coach explains why one of the most powerful tools for improving public speaking and communication skill is recording yourself.
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We kicked off the DiscoveryX program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital last week. Now in its third year, this Transforming Talks, a white-label TED-style talk event, was brought to the hospital by Lara McKenzie, PhD. Lara is a Principal Investigator in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital....
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About two years ago this week, we met a young, dynamic woman at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH). We were there to brief her and about 10 others on a journey they were about to take to deliver a new style talk at a brand-new event open to the hospital community. Everything...
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If I asked you to hop into my car and I started driving, how long would it take until you were supremely uncomfortable with not knowing where we were headed? Are we headed around the corner? Driving to New York? Some people like an adventure. Me? I probably wouldn’t even get in the car to...
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As we approach rehearsal day for a TED-style event, without fail the client asks, “Are you worried about any of the speakers?”  We’ve coached hundreds of people to give talks like TED, and only one type of speaker worries me. It might surprise you to hear that it has nothing to do with complicated content, or...
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With the new site officially live today,  I wanted to let my clients, friends, partners and colleagues know of exciting developments that I am making at Articulation in 2016 in order to best serve our clients. In the spirit of my message coaching, I’ll share three main points: First, welcome Meagan Buren to our team. A number of you have...
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My favorite quote from the TED Conference this year was from the (now former) head of DARPA, the defense agency that plans our strategic responses on surprise attacks, Regina Dugan. She said: “If you want to learn to fly, you have to FLY.” It seemed so simple. But for an agency that fails all the time in its...
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