The AI Clown Paradox

This might be  the first time you’ve heard of it, it won’t be the last.  Be warned, the show is just getting started… As artificial intelligence (AI) rapidly

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Perspectives from a Flame Spitting Monument

In a corporate world that promotes and  celebrates predictability and clear outcomes, the works of Danish artist Ingvar Cronhammar invites us to consider an alternative view. Cronhammar was

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Creating Contrast: The Heartbeat of Engaging Storytelling

In a previous blog post, I shared a foundational image for effective storytelling. Delving deeper into this topic, I’d like to introduce another conceptual tool – one that

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The Expert’s Dilemma: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Communication

The journey of becoming an expert is a rigorous one, filled with hours of dedication, study, and immersion in a particular field. But what happens when that vast

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The Art of Storytelling: Lessons from a River

The essence of storytelling often eludes many. It complicated, and can be quite difficult. Volumes have been written on the subject, with intricate frameworks like the hero’s journey

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Captivating from the Start: The Art of Beginning Your Presentation

You probably just yawned. Have you ever observed how just glancing at an image of someone yawning or even reading about yawning can trigger one yourself? Interesting, isn’t

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Escaping the PowerPoint Prison for a more compelling presentation

In today’s corporate world, there’s a silent affliction hampering the potential of many executives and speakers. This ailment? I’ve coined it as the “PowerPoint Prison”. The term doesn’t

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Keeping AI Automation Fake

The rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have obviously led to transformative changes in how we communicate. In particular, the domain of writing has seen profound shifts. As

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Creating Active Customer Experiences vs Passive

I’ve noticed that most, if not all great customer service experiences are passive from the perspective of the customer. Something great happens to them (customer), they accept it,

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Designing for Emotion with cards

I decided to create my own “roving” workshop that premiered the first ever TED Summit in Banff Canada, and continued at the TED Summit in Arusha Tanzania. The

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