Recent Articles in Storytelling

July 28, 2022

Finding a place for stories in your next presentation

Storytelling , Presentation Tips , Public Speaking , Three Things

Want to bring more storytelling to your presentations? Here are three places it's easy to start...

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February 28, 2022

Personal Experience: The Mother Lode for Speakers

Public Speaking , Storytelling , Strictly Speaking

Your personal experience can bring emotion and authenticity to presentations. Our founder holds forth on choosing the right material and delivering it to delight your audience.

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November 18, 2020

Questionable Presentation Advice: Always Tell a Story

Public Speaking , Storytelling , Presentation Tips

Stories are considered by many to be an essential element in every presentation. So why might this standard advice inspire us to think of a cautionary tale?

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October 21, 2019

Crafting a Great Story: Show Don’t Tell

How To , Storytelling , Public Speaking , Instruction

How does one man's tale of shopping for shoes with his wife become a powerful, potentially funny presentation story? It's all in the details...

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June 10, 2019

Public Speaking & Storytelling: Stories to Teach

Resources , Public Speaking , Business Communication , Presentation Tips , Storytelling

Can a story help at-risk teens learn to make better choices? One former L.A. gang member thinks so. Here's how our Buckley coach helped him use his stories to teach and how the same ideas can work for your presentations...

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August 10, 2018

Better Stories for Your Next Presentation

Resources , Public Speaking , Three Things , Instruction , Presentation Tips , Storytelling

Personal stories can bring a presentation to life. Apply these easy-to-use writing workshop tips to bring more life to your stories...

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November 2, 2017

Books for Speakers: Made to Stick

Speaker's Bookshelf , Instruction , Seen|Read|Heard , Storytelling

Can we recommend a book on speaking? A frequent question--and yes, we can. Quite a few...

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October 25, 2017

Storytelling Tips via Camden's Most Famous Ghost

Welcome to Camden , The Buckley Experience , Just For Fun , Presentation Tips , Storytelling

Like any good ghost story, this one gets at least some of its staying power from techniques that you can use, too.

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October 10, 2017

Astronaut's POV: Images, Stories from Space

Alumni , Public Speaking , Travel , Storytelling

When you have dozens of out of this world stories to tell, how do you choose? That's the challenge for Astronaut Terry Virts...

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May 16, 2017

Graduation Speeches, Humor & Personal Experience

Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard , Presentation Tips , Storytelling

Brave souls continue to accept the challenge of delivering commencement addresses. See how two secrets to their success can help you with any speaking assignment.

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April 24, 2017

What a Puppet Show Can Teach You About Presenting

Faculty , Just For Fun , Presentation Tips , Storytelling

They took a chance on entering a puppet slam: Here's what Buckley coaches Alejandro Garcia and Jenny Maxwell learned that can help your presentations.

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