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The Key Ingredient to a 23-Million-View TED Talk

Many of us are secret (or not so secret!) procrastinators. This is surely what drew interest in this popular TED talk by Tim Urban. But 23 MILLION views?! Even if many people identify strongly with ... Continue reading

The Top 7 Ways to Investigate Your Audience

One of the most difficult chasms presenters must cross is understanding their audience’s mindset. When you get people in a room (or in front of a screen), you want to make the conversation about ... Continue reading

How to Not FREAK OUT When Your Audience Looks Bored

Your presentation is starting out great. You’ve got highly-visual slides, the technology is functioning, the crowd is paying attention… well wait, they were paying attention. Now you’re noticing – ... Continue reading

The Best Presenters Do THIS with Their Audience

Recently, we explored a key skill in corporate storytelling – how to build a presentation that addresses the needs of multiple stakeholders (rule of thumb: three different stakeholders? Three ... Continue reading

One Huge Presentation Mistake Even Expert Storytellers Make

Taking steps to understand your audience usually puts you on a promising path for a memorable presentation, right? But what if our careful preparation is still not enough? What if we still miss that ... Continue reading

TPC Contributes to Training Industry Magazine: 3 Simple Data Visualization Tricks that Turn Your Numbers into Narratives

Ask any executive what their biggest frustrations are and, invariably, they will answer, “long-winded, unfocused presentations that pack in too much data.” Modern institutions – from major ... Continue reading

Business Storytelling Decoded in This 3-Part Video Series

Let’s face it: Business storytelling is one of the greatest ways to amplify the meaning of your facts and figures and inspire your audience to act. No wonder it's all the rage in the business ... Continue reading

The Single Fastest Way to Gain Executive Presence

Executive presence… you’ve either got it or you don’t, right? ...we beg to differ. Whether you are a data guru or a budding manager, anyone can “own the room”, navigate difficult questions, and come ... Continue reading

On-Demand Storytelling for Teams

Everyone knows that investing in the right professional skills increases your odds at career advancement. Who doesn’t want that? But for most of us, finding the time for additional training is a ... Continue reading

Purpose, Technology, and Data Drive Talent Development--Three Key Takeaways from ATD ICE 2018

After an exhilarating four days in San Diego at the 2018 Association for Talent Development International Conference and Expo, the TPC team was buzzing. ATD pulled out all the stops for their 75th ... Continue reading

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