Nancy Duarte is a communication expert who has been featured in Fortune, Time Magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, Wired, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, and on CNN. Her firm, Duarte, Inc., is the global leader behind some of the most influential visual messages in business and culture. As a persuasion expert, she cracked the code for effectively incorporating story patterns into business communications. She’s written five best-selling books, four of which have won awards.
Duarte, Inc., is the largest design firm in Silicon Valley, as well as one of the top woman-owned businesses in the area. Nancy has won several awards for communications, entrepreneurship, and her success as a female executive. On the list of top 250 Women in Leadership, Duarte ranks #67 and on World’s Top 30 Communication Professionals for 2017, Duarte ranks #1. She has been a speaker at conferences and a number of Fortune 500 companies, and counts many more among her firm’s clientele. Her TEDx talk has had over a million views. She speaks at business schools and has lectured at Stanford University several times.
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Inspire Change through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols
As a leader, you have the same potential not only to anticipate the future, but also inspire those around you to support and execute your vision. Duarte lays out a model to help you lead people through the five stages of transformation using speeches, stories, ceremonies, and symbols. She will feature organizations who have mobilized people to embrace bold changes. By harnessing the power of persuasive communication, you, too, can turn your idea into a movement.
That Resonates with Me: Using Story Patterns to Influence Others
This groundbreaking presentation details a persuasive way of structuring a talk that connects deeply with an audience. After years of researching literature and cinema, Duarte discovered a hidden story structure inherent in the speeches of the greatest communicators. Her visualizations help you see how to connect empathetically by mapping out the audience’s journey and using the story arc to create a human connection.Invite to speak