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A few weeks ago I had the great privilege of going to STORY Gathering 2016. I first heard about it when I talked with Lindsay O’Connor way last spring, and she shared about it as her This Moved Me Moment. (If you haven’t heard that conversation, it’s a great one!) I was intrigued! But I didn’t take the leap. I did, however, decide that I would make it happen …

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Speech Club Michelle Obama

Speech lovers everywhere, please tell me you watched Michelle Obama’s speech! I’m guessing you did, or have, or plan to – and so let’s talk about it for a moment. It moved me. And obviously so many others. That’s starting point #1 for us as speakers. But why? Why did it move us so much? It was emotive. And – risking being overly simplistic here – there are two …

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Today’s post is written by theater professor, actor, director, speaker and teacher – Elise Robinson. Elise happened to be my theater professor when I was in college, directed me in several shows, and is someone I admire and adore. She is brilliant and funny – and has taught me so much. Way back in November I interviewed her for This Moved Me on the episode about Holy Theater – and …

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Ok, you’ve got to see this. I got wind of it from Julianne Moore’s interview on Fresh Air where she talked about her time on As The World Turns:   “I learned to be a professional. You might have, as a character, 30 pages of dialogue a day if you’re what they call a ‘front-burner story.’ So you go home, you learn your lines for the next day, you get …

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“Fat” is usually the first insult a girl throws at another girl when she wants to hurt her.  I mean, is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me; but then, you might retort, what do I know about the pressure to be skinny? I’m not in the business of being judged on …

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This Moved Me is a podcast and blog about the art of public speaking. As a speaker and presentation coach, there's nothing I love more than to dig into how we can move an audience. Because I believe that a good talk can move the world. If you do too - you're in the right place! If you want to create a talk that will move the world - welcome! And if you want to join in the conversation on how we can do this more and better - I'm so glad you're here. Learn more →

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