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Our blog posts offer a rich gathering of insights, tips and suggestions designed to help you become more polished, more influential and more impactful in how you communicate with others. Skim to a title that strikes your interests or needs. And come back often because we are serious keeping it fresh and useful for storytellers everywhere.

Bullets are for guns.

I was at a meeting recently with a local township official, and when I asked about what highlights we should know about his community, he

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One Keynote, Five Parts.

Experience Columbus, our travel and tourism bureau, invited articulation to help curate their “keynote address” for their annual meeting.  These five dynamic people pictured above

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Live from the Desert.

To kick off this year’s TEDActive conference in Palm Springs, the TED staff held a special workshop day for TEDx organizers. I gave a brief presentation

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Talkback: The way you move

Note: This is the first in an ongoing series of reviews of live talks called Talkbacks that we’ll be posting on Some reviews will be full

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Fail Better, for sure!

This group of junior and high school students took over a big, open, colorful studio space filled with German-designed, state-of-the-art, learning-inspired furniture created within the

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Sigmund was right.

In a recent meeting with a Learning and Training executive, we got on the topic of who is most coachable for public speaking? And related,

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10 for 20

Here’s my list of bad to beautiful public speaking moments for 2010: 10.  We’ll start with bad:  I’m still amazed that this guy made it onto national news

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When you find the pain

While executing a public speaking and presentation training for rising executive at a national manufacturer recently, we inadvertently found a deep breaking point. While she

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TEDxColumbus Saves the Cat

Two weeks ago we produced the second TEDxColumbus.  Huzzah!!!  A wonderfully moving and inspiring afternoon of 13 different short talks and performances over 5 hours.  I

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