Facts Are Fine.
But Only a Story Can Tell.

Leaders who make a difference have one thing in common: The ability to craft and deliver stories that tell. Stories that let facts find form to unleash change. Because basic public speaking and presentation skills aren’t enough anymore. Today’s leaders need to harness the power of storytelling to succeed.

At Articulation, our story is a simple one: we can help you become a better storyteller. We’ve helped leaders from business, education, science, healthcare, and philanthropy put their message into stories with impact.

Leaders who make a difference have one thing in common: The ability to craft and deliver stories that tell. Stories that let facts find form to unleash change. Because basic public speaking and presentation skills aren’t enough anymore. Today’s leaders need to harness the power of storytelling to succeed.

At Articulation, our story is a simple one: we can help you become a better storyteller. We’ve helped leaders from business, education, science, healthcare, and philanthropy put their message into stories with impact.

Meet Our Clients

Our clients include C-Suite executives at Fortune 500 companies, leaders in education, healthcare, science and technology, and entrepreneurs ready to disrupt the marketplace and remake the world. Of course, you don’t need a logo to work with us. Just a passion to lead, spawn impact and drive change.  See our full client list.

Discover Our Services

Discover Our Services

From one-on-one coaching for senior executives to group settings for leaders at every level, our services are designed to grow their storytelling skills. advance their careers and help the organizations they serve to grow and prosper. And if you don’t see what you’re looking for, contact us, and we can discuss your needs and how best to meet them. See all that we have to offer.

Read Our Blog

Here’s where you’ll find insight into how we think and work, how we look and sound, and the tools we deploy to bring your goals to life. Our blog stretches way back, so you might want to peruse the entries to see what strikes your interests or needs. Our videos offer a glimpse of several of our coaches — as well as insights into our methods. And when you do work with us, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with our Resource Toolbox to make working together that much easier.Take a look.

What’s Your Story?

When you call us, it’s the first thing we ask. So, start by tell us a bit about who you are, what you’re looking for, and where you want to be. Every leader’s storytelling journey is different. Let’s start forging yours. 
Call us at at 614-348-0760 or send us an email today.

Open-Class Schedule Calendar – Now with More Choices!

With three open classes for some of our most popular offerings, you’re likely to find a one with a date and time that suits your needs. We post our open-class schedule quarterly, so check back later if the current dates and times aren’t right for you. Click on Register button for specific class times and dates and information and how to register.

With three open classes for some of our most popular offerings, you’re likely to find a one with a date and time that suits your needs. We post our open-class schedule quarterly, so check back later if the current dates and times aren’t right for you. Click on Register button for specific class times and dates and information and how to register.

Meet Our Team

Ruth Milligan

Founder, Managing Partner & Executive Coach

Deeply passionate about unleashing the power of leaders through storytelling, effective public speaking and confident messages, Ruth is fueled by the power of potential. Whether coaching an executive to deliver a resonating talk or training a class of rising leaders on how to organize complex ideas, she has designed Articulation to empower both her own team and every client they work with.  Read Ruth’s story.

Meagan Buren

EXECUTIVE SPEECH COACH AND TRAINER

Knowing that helping people deliver their story and message is more exciting that just researching it, Meagan  is one of our senior directors and lead coach and trainers. Deeply skilled and passionate in the art and science of drawing out the most resonating message, Meagan leads our team in coaching complex subject talks and speeches and training people to be confident under fire.  Read Meagan’s story.

Acacia Duncan

EXECUTIVE SPEECH COACH AND TRAINER

While her first love was acting and directing, Acacia has brought her stagecraft gifts to her coaching and training role  to help our clients become better storytellers. Our resident expert on vocal, verbal and non-verbal behaviors, Acacia also loves the art and science of storytelling, especially as it helps to amplify the influence of all leaders.  Read Acacia’s story.

Eden Sulzer

EXECUTIVE SPEECH COACH AND TRAINER

Eden’s long career as a corporate communications executive drew her to current her role as coach, trainer and consultant with Articulation. Able to navigate complex messaging, sensitive contexts and behaviors that drive influence, she is always focused on steady progress toward her client’s goals and helping them harness their storytelling powers. Read Eden’s story.

Helmut Berthold

FINANCE COORDINATOR, PROJECT MANAGER

An illustration of Helmut should appear next to the word efficient in every dictionary. As our finance coordinator and project manager driving every business process improvement (among other projects as assigned!), he creates a steely solid backbone to the business so it runs seamlessly.  
Read Helmut’s story.

Kim Goldsmith

CLIENT SERVICES DIRECTOR

As Articulation’s first employee, Kim is known and loved by all of us. The master of all client-facing communications, contracts and scheduling, nothing happens without her golden touch. Our nimbleness, transparency and accessibility are due solely to her attention to detail, energy to serve and her ability to solve problems on the fly.  Read Kim’s story.

We may only see certain leaders once or twice a year when they are presenting. 
You can imagine how important it is that they convey information well to leadership.