Archive for the ‘Speaking Stories’ Category

That’s Intriguing #95: What Can Ukulele Player Jake Shimabukuro Teach Us About Communication?

You may have seen ukulele phenom Jake Shhimabukuro’s YouTube video, shot in NYC’s Central Park, of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” which has more than 11 million (!) views. You might also have seen Jake’s TED video where he performs a masterful version of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” […]

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POP! Want to:          Create Purposeful, Original, Pithy ideas that help you POP out of the pack?          Package your products and services so they break out instead of blend in?          Craft compelling brand stories that engage […]

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That’s Intriguing #67: Innovative EBIFanies from BIF-7: “Focus on What’s Strong; Not What’s Wrong”

“You can’t build on broken.” – Angela Blanchard, www.Neighborhood-Centers.org Wise advice from Angela Blanchard, the visionary leader of the team who turned Houston’s AstroDome into a home-away-from-home in one day following Hurricane Katrina to provide much-needed services to the thousands of refugees arriving on buses from New […]

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That’s Intriguing #65: What Did FastCompany.com Say in Their Interview of Sam Horn About Winning Buy-In To Your Idea in 60 Seconds?

“If you stick to what you know; you sell yourself short.” – Carrie Underwood Do you have an idea you’re pitching? A venture or cause you’re trying to get funded? What are you going to say in the first 60 seconds to get your busy decision-makers’eyebrows up? […]

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That’s Intriguing #63: Writers and Speakers – Lead With Your Heart, Not Your Head

People today don’t want more how-to’s. They want more human experience. They can find anything they want to know in seconds for free on the web. They don’t need more information; they need epiphanies. They aren’t hungry for how-to’s; they’re hungry for heartfelt insights. I was talking […]

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That’s Intriguing #51: Guy Kawasaki: Genius In Action: Part 3

Guy Kawasaki . . . Genius in Action Part 3, By Sam Horn, The IntrigueExpert This is the final post detailing the excellence in action that Guy Kawasaki demonstrated during his keynote for Ruth Stergiou’s Invent Your Future Conferencein NoCA. Actually, there were many more things Guy […]

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That’s Intriguing #50: Guy Kawasaki: Genius In Action: Part 2

Guy Kawasaki . . . Genius in Action Part 2, By Sam Horn, The Intrigue Expert This is Part 2 of a 3-part series in which I share the specific things GuyKawasaki did so well in his keynote presentation at the Invent Your Future conference at the […]

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