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Jill Foster
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Hi WomenGrowBiz-ers. The question "how can I tell the best story?" comes up a lot by business owners. Here's a favorite tip that translates well to different storytelling forums -- the pitch, narrative, keynote, or any persuasive presentation.
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Thanks on all fronts +Tara Rethore and for bringing up storytelling as a key factor in strategy. It is a wise and compelling reminder for business as a whole and communicators.
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CO-author? I'm not only the presidient of self-absorbed anonymous. I'm also a client.
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Just finished a "Marathon Hangout" on G+ (a few hours!) with geek divas +Danielle Ricks +Kenya Allmond +Lisa Byrne . Great time and ideas. ...only topic we didn't address was the national debt ceiling (...yet).
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DAMMIT. I was on the phone and couldn't join.
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...Tinking with G+ beyond hangouts. Hi there.
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Thanks Jill , this is a greater and better way to connect...
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Jill Foster

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Hello! I'm Jill Foster, and it's exciting to see WomenGrowBiz conversations here in G+. Thanks +Tinu Abayomi-Paul .

Origins of home and biz:
From the golden wheat fields of Oklahoma, I moved to Washington, DC where my good husband and I still reside. It's an incredible city that feeds my addiction to architecture, a topic I blog about often through photography and video storytelling. Speech history and powerful language have been a passion for years. My business is helping public speakers develop strong voice and message for their audiences -- having worked with all levels of leaders, entrepreneurs, and advocates along the way. I've personally presented on TEDx and keynote stages, and am now transitioning my business to "taking my own advice" more fully, and speaking more consistently (vs coaching) as a keynoter and public storyteller.

History with the great WomenGrowBiz community:
It's been a big joy meeting many of the community bloggers and members offline (and online) since I launched WomenGrowBiz as founding editor a while back. It was a life changing experience; one which Tinu has expanded with her strong, wonderful leadership. 

Can't wait to talk more on G+!
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Hope you're good G+. It was a blast studying up on a fine piece of architecture in Washington, DC -- the Eisenhower Old Executive Building -- and sharing some here with photos. My personal / professional challenge this year is to tell short stories like a bandit more vs just teach storytelling as a craft. It does the heart good.
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Slight delay... ;)
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Video and photo blogger. Lover of speech history, craving those round-the-campfire moments with good friends & stories. EA for two pastors.
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Featured in the Huffington Post and cited by ForbesWoman as one of 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter, Jill Foster is founder of LiveYourTalk’s blog. A former coach to public speakers in the Washington, DC region, Jill has worked with award-winning entrepreneurs, CEOs, and innovators makin’ it happen as public speakers — on stages likeTED and TEDxIgnite, plus a variety of keynotes around the globe. A social technology advocate, her work has been in conversation in The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Guardian UK, Washingtonian Magazine, and a range of media outlets.Plus:

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