Category Archives: Stories and Storytelling

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 204) – Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou Advertisements

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 203) – Daniel Gilbert

“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” — Daniel Gilbert Photo courtesy of Daniel Gilbert

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Kevin Spacey’s Three Key Elements to a Compelling Story

“The story is everything, which means that it’s our job to tell better stories.” — Kevin Spacey In 2014, actor Kevin Spacey delivered the final keynote address to over 2,500 participants at the Content Marketing World Conference in Cleveland. The theme of … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 198) – Robert McKee

“Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” — Robert McKee Photo courtesy of John Hyams

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The Twist in the Tale

I recently came across the following terrific commercial from Guinness. If you have not seen it, watch the clip before reading further. As the commercial unfolded, I was thinking that the message would have something to do with perseverance and … Continue reading

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