The Thought Balloon

How to communicate with creativity. How creativity connects with everything.


10 Simple Tips to Improve your Presentation Skills Easily

A quick primer on persuasive speaking by Think.Story.Speak, a Singapore-based company that provides expert presentation training in Singapore.  Does your throat…

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Statesmen Cry, Too. How vulnerability can help leaders win elections.

In Australia, the country of my birth, the car of choice for diplomats and prime ministers used to be the…

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“It Is What It Is?” Why empathy and storytelling are essential parts of crisis communication.

“It is what it is” is an ambiguous phrase that smacks slightly of Zen philosophy, making it a versatile point…

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The Tale of 1895: How Numbers Need Stories To Make Sense – Especially During A Pandemic

1895: a number that will remain baked into the substrate of my memory for the rest of my life. I’m…

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How modest means can let the best ideas breathe

You may have heard of the unspoken contract we all make with a storyteller; give me a gripping tale and…

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