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How to Pick the Right Chart for Your Data Story

There are many charts options for displaying your data. So how do you choose the one that is going to make your numbers shine? Better yet, how do you know which chart will tell the most memorable, ... Continue reading

15 Ways Business Storytelling Will Propel Your Career in 2019

It’s 2019 and by now, everyone has heard about the undeniable power of business storytelling as a way to get ideas heard. Beyond helping you humanize and organize your thoughts, storytelling also ... Continue reading

Webinar: Selling Ideas Through Visual Stories

Neuroscience tells us that two powerful tools — storytelling and visuals — capture attention and drive people to action. The best storytellers do this because they remember one important fact: people ... Continue reading

Personal and Business Storytelling are NOT the same

These days, there’s a big push to embrace storytelling in business communications. Companies are hiring acting coaches and improv troupes to help liven up their dry, monotone communications. Kudos to ... Continue reading

TPC Contributes to Training Industry: How to Flex Your Story to Multiple Audiences

It happens to the best of us: Mid-presentation, we suddenly notice something both unnerving and terrifying: vacant, bored, or – heaven forbid – hostile faces in our audience. We might try to talk ... Continue reading

The Key Ingredient to Communicating Your Ideas Successfully

Think back. Do you remember much from the last presentation you attended? Proposal you read? Virtual meeting you dialed into? If not, don’t panic…you’re not alone. Most of us don’t remember a whole ... Continue reading

Data Visualization vs. Storytelling with Data: What’s the Difference?

We’re addicted to data. It helps us find golden revenue opportunities. It helps us slash project costs. Whatever path we seek or decision we are trying to make, we rely on data to get there. But ... Continue reading

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

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