Our workshop with Articulate was excellent and offered all that we asked for and more. I would definitely recommend their company for media/speaking training. The trainers were engaging, fun and informative.
I had a great experience at ARTiculate and notice myself using the tools they provided on a daily basis. I highly recommend them and their services!
It is a joy to work with ARTiculate. They have very skilled, authentic facilitators who know how to create very real value for each participant.
Talking is incredibly personal. We judge and are judged by how we speak as well as what we say. We get feedback all day long about our content ("I agree!" "I disagree"), but we almost never hear about what's working/not working in our speaking style. The ARTiculate team gave a safe, engaging, practical opportunity to up our game -- and to start to change the culture to make it ok to offer this kind of feedback. A training gem.
Articulate has changed the way that I think about speaking and preparation for speaking. They helped me beyond the scope of what I came for and truly changed the way I approach communication in general. I would recommend their services to anyone who values communication!
I have to say, of all the stuff I have done up to this point, meeting with you was by far the most valuable. I learned so much today it was really incredible. I come across so many people that are, at best, mediocre at what they do. What you walked me thru today was amazing. It is exactly what I was hoping to accomplish. I can't wait for the next couple few sessions. Thank you so much.
Having played in the NFL for 15 seasons, I know a thing or two about what makes a great coach. Passion, hard work, understanding the craft, being a teacher, finding someone’s best qualities and giving them the tools so they have the best chance for success are all the things that Hilary brings to each and every session. Great coaching makes a difference. Hilary is a great coach, period.
ARTiculate found positive, encouraging ways to work with individuals in our firm who have widely varying experience and skills. Every one of us was able to improve.
One of ARTicutate’s best skills is taking the individual and building on who they are naturally, instead of trying to change them.
The Importance of Being Human in a Digital World

Think about all the ways we are out in the world, and all the stories that are continuously being told about each of us. We generate data just by moving through our daily lives. We create–and curate–our personal brands through social media. As our personal data threatens to eclipse our personal stories, giving a strong voice to who we are is more important than ever. And, as machines learn to do more for us, human connection remains our unique space and a primal need. How do we claim our stories and use them to build authentic relationships? We can start by paying attention to the messages we send both literally and figuratively. Once we figure out who we are, then the real connections can begin.

Stop being so nice

We’ve been taught to be polite and nice, but those priorities can get in the way of connecting and building trust. We need to honor people, not placate them. Great leaders master kindness, empathy and authenticity while delivering tough messages. We become more successful when we understand that authenticity leads to trust and trust leads to influence. In our world of heightened sensitivities, we might be conflicted between saying what we mean and what we think our audience can handle. Counterintuitive actions, while uncomfortable, will generate high performing teams and create a more inclusive and intentional culture.

Awkward Conversations Suck. You Don’t Have To.

Counseling an underperforming employee. Calling a customer to tell them you have made a mistake. Helping people work through conflict. Does the mere thought of these types of discussions make your chest tighten? You’re not alone. But you could enter an elite group of people, those who own the awkward and manage to bring their full voice and best selves to even the hardest of conversations. If working with people were easy, we wouldn’t be so busy pursuing AI and automation! As long as we need to deal with messy, we may as well have some tools to make it through.

Women: Claim Your Powerful Voice.

There’s no doubt that female leaders face unique challenges as they seek to advance their careers. Communication style is judged as either too harsh or too soft. Even voices are criticized and can hold women back as they move up the ladder or forward in their career. These unique challenges need to be discussed in a supportive and honest environment. This interactive keynote provides tools that will reframe confidence and executive presence–empowering women immediately to deliver clear, efficient, and powerful leadership communication.

Executive Presence: Are You Showing Up the Way You Want To?

We’ve all seen them–the executives who dominate the conversation, oblivious to the fact that everyone around them has tuned out. Or the ones who are super smart but unable to make eye contact as they share their brilliance. Being an executive is more than about what you know, it’s about inspiring confidence and earning trust. Understanding how we come across to others–for better or worse–opens up space for growth in our ability to connect and lead. Because leadership without connection won’t take you very far.