Duarte’s communication consulting,
coaching, and training increase
your influence and inspire action.
Present your ideas clearly to build understanding.
Win hearts & minds
Use storytelling techniques to persuade and influence.
Speed decision-making and inspire action.
For over 30 years, we’ve shaped the communication of the world’s greatest brands.
Learn from us
We offer in-person and online courses and workshops for teams and individuals, across four key learning areas:
VisualStory®Structure & storyboard a talk
Analyze your audience and organize your ideas into a story structure that will move them. Transform content into visual concepts and build a storyboard for your presentation.
Captivate™Improve your public speaking
Overcome bad habits, conquer fears, and increase your confidence in any speaking setting. Discover your strengths and build on them to improve your delivery.
Understand and connect
Improve your listening to build trust and gain traction. Discover your Default Listening Style™ and how to recognize and respond to the listening styles of others.
Tell stories using data storytelling
Clarify, explain, and maximize the potential of your data. Use story structure to create clear executive summaries that fuel understanding, support decision making and drive action.
Slide:ology®Turn ideas into visuals
Use visual thinking and design principles to transform information into effective and memorable graphics for presentations.
Personalized help for speakers
Up-level your speaking skills with one-on-one support. We'll help you rehearse your talk, polish your presence, and transform your message delivery.
Illuminate™Drive strategic change
Craft an effective communication strategy that sparks and sustains change with empathetic speeches, stories, ceremonies, and symbols that motivate and inspire teams.
Build effective slides
Create attractive slide decks using presentation software, even if you're not a designer. Our training, tips, and tricks will help you work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.
Resonate®Craft a persuasive talk
Learn how the world's greatest speakers use story to persuade. Develop a story structure that powerfully expresses your ideas, applying the principles of empathy, contrast, and variety.
Slidedocs®Create "skimmable" documents
Build helpful pre-reads and impactful leave-behinds with presentation software to support knowledge sharing and decision-making.
Need help choosing?
We're happy to help choose, or craft a custom learning plan for you or your team. Feel free to reach out.Contact us
Work with us
Partner with our team of communication coaches and magicians to transform your strategy, content, and visuals for events and presentations.
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Guides and tools
Chart annotation toolkit
Examples and graphics for overlaying visual annotations onto a chart
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