Inspiring change with powerful national symbolsJuly 25, 2021
Continuing on the theme of our last post, how would I have advised Mr Biden to use the setting...0
Two stories president Biden can use to encourage unityJune 17, 2021
In the early days of Joe Biden’s presidency, I was curious to see how he would address the nation...
Spontaneity in public speakingAugust 4, 2016
Last time, I closed the post with an appeal for more unscripted speeches, and for increased spontaneity in public discourse....
A quick visit to the northJuly 12, 2013
On Wednesday of this week, I left the calm of my mini-vacation in the Swiss Alps and journeyed...
Sir Alex Ferguson’s slow managementMay 17, 2013
As I wrote last time, the recent announcement of the retirement of Alex Ferguson, Manchester United’s legendary manager, generated...
Storytelling as learned behavior: the unusual example of Abraham LincolnMarch 2, 2013
One of the questions I am most often asked in my seminars and public speaking concerns the charismatic speaker....
How Abraham Lincoln mastered the art of storytelling:February 22, 2013
With my coaching clients and in my leadership seminars, whenever I speak of the central role that personal stories...
Abraham Lincoln’s remarkable leadershipFebruary 15, 2013
Lately, I have been reading quite a bit about the great (many would say greatest) American president, Abraham Lincoln....