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.

Welcome to Articulation’s New Podcast

In this learning series, our expert speech communication coaches and trainers Ruth Milligan and Acacia Duncan reveal the new norms and rules for speaking, teaching, selling or training virtually.

Listen Now!

Welcome to Articulation’s New Podcast

In this learning series, our expert speech communication coaches and trainers Ruth Milligan and Acacia Duncan reveal the new norms and rules for speaking, teaching, selling or training virtually.

Welcome to Articulation’s New Podcast

In this learning series, our expert speech communication coaches and trainers Ruth Milligan and Acacia Duncan reveal the new norms and rules for speaking, teaching, selling or training virtually. Listen Now!

One-Hour Virtual Learning Classes

Designed for easy, rapid deployment to individuals and teams stretched for time.
 
We developed our one-hour online classes in response to the Coronavirus pandemic — knowing that many teams and individuals are now working remotely, many for the first time, and many will continue to do so once the world gets through this troublesome time. Although shorter and open to more participants than our standard services, these classes will nonetheless offer individuals and teams the opportunity to develop and refine their storytelling, presentation, and live interaction skills.

Virtual classes with live instructors will be offered weekdays from 9 a.m.–6 p.m., (EST). To schedule your class, please email us here.

Designed for easy, rapid deployment to individuals and teams stretched for time.
We developed our one-hour online classes in response to the Coronavirus pandemic — knowing that many teams and individuals are now working remotely, many for the first time, and many will continue to do so once the world gets through this troublesome time. Although shorter and open to more participants than our standard services, these classes will nonetheless offer individuals and teams the opportunity to develop and refine their storytelling, presentation, and live interaction skills.

Virtual classes with live instructors will be offered weekdays from 9 a.m.–6 p.m., (EST).
To schedule your class, please email us here.

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.

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.