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Denise Graveline
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Speaker coach for nearly 200 TEDMED & TEDx talks; communications strategist; message developer in Washington, DC.
Speaker coach for nearly 200 TEDMED & TEDx talks; communications strategist; message developer in Washington, DC.

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Famous Speech Friday: Lillian Gilbreth on the human side of automation
Today, when people are fretting about Amazon putting robots in place of cashiers at Whole Foods, and voice assistants are common productivity tools, we are still using the principles of humanizing automation that were first advanced by psychologist, enginee...
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African-American Folktales: New resource for storytellers
If you're looking for a gift to mark Black History Month, look no further:  The Annotated African American Folktales  is a treasure trove for storytellers who want to draw on African and African-American folktales. More than 100 examples are collected and a...
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Tell It Better: That wolf pack photo, & fact-checking your story
You've probably seen this photo of a wolf pack in the wild making the rounds on business and leadership sites. They say "every picture tells a story," and this one tells an appealing story, one that resonates with what we wish for from our leaders: The thre...
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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit
I read a lot about women and public speaking, and post my finds first on  The Eloquent Woman on Facebook . But  I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. Here's what I've been reading lately: Did you miss?  This week, the blog looked at  and Fa...
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The weekend read
 my finds of the week, shared via  @dontgetcaught on Twitter  and  don't get caught on Facebook , and curated here for you? Week in review:  On this blog, I shared  (Creative Commons licensed photo by  naeros ) Don't get caught unprepared, speechless, or wi...
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Famous Speech Friday: Ashton Applewhite's TED talk "Let's stop ageism"
Writer Ashton Applewhite has made ageism her target with the This Chair Rocks blog and  Yo, is this ageist?  blog. And in her 2017 TED talk, she made a call to action to the audience, since, as she made clear from the start, older is what everyone in the ro...
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Manal al-Sharif on women speaking up in Saudi Arabia
Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening  is the new book from Manal Al-Sharif, the Saudi woman who got the world's attention by breaking her country's ban on women driving cars with a YouTube video. Now a resident of Australia, Al-Sharif is on a book tou...
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Media interview smarts: On making yourself or your source available
"Wouldn't a lot of reporters want access if we could make the presidents available?" a media relations type for a membership group asked me, referring to the heads of its member organizations. Well, maybe, was my response. But don't count on it. "Now servin...
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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit
I read a lot about women and public speaking, and post my finds first on  The Eloquent Woman on Facebook . But  I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. Here's what I've been reading lately: Let's look at the data;  Wielding Data, Women Force ...
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The weekend read
Cold feet? You don't have your weeokend boots on, friend. Forget the cold and focus on my finds of the week, shared via  @dontgetcaught on Twitter  and  don't get caught on Facebook , and curated here for you: Changing your boots?  Twitter's using artificia...
The weekend read
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