Public Speaking and Presentation Tips

MLK and Storytelling: The Most Important Vision Talk Ever Communicated

On this blog where we only talk about storytelling, communications, presentations, speeches, talks, influence and more – the only appropriate post for today is MLK’s I Have a Dream speech. No one until that moment or after has delivered a more significant, consequential and memorable talk. Arguably the most important vision talk ever communicated.

New Series: The Cultures of Storytelling

I am hoping by now that everyone knows WHAT “storytelling” does for influencing and persuading audiences and WHY it works. Without citing any of the brain science that has been widely reported, it most simply triggers us to connect with what we don’t yet know and care about, with things we do know and care about.  I spent …

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Stepping out of the Lab: How to Translate Healthcare Insights for Your Audience

Our fourth quarter was a super interesting one, just like the first three of 2018. In short, it was a great year. In fact, our best ever. Thanks to all of our clients who trusted us to help them improve their TED-style presentations, storytelling competency and public speaking impact. While we coached and trained executives …

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How to Give a Killer Presentation: 10 Questions from UXDX

For the UXDX Conference in Ireland in 2019, I was invited to answer 10 questions about how to begin to get prepared to give a killer presentation. Okay, truth, there were 11 questions, but I skipped one. So here are my 10 answers in one, 10-minute, continuous video response (unedited at the request of the …

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