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Ripped From the Headlines: Wacky News Stories that Make Great Emails

By Ryan Dolotallas

Every so often, my buddy Adam sends me a link with a challenge to “email this.” Sometimes it’s a link to a crazy discussion thread on Reddit. Often, it’s a random, funny news story.  My favorite “email this” challenge was a news story about status-hungry Chinese big-shots and strippers (more on that in a moment). …

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How to Captivate an Audience — the Zelensky Way

By Ryan Dolotallas

On March 8, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appeared on video before the British House of Commons. He delivered a defiant, confident speech that included these words: “We will not give up, and we will not lose. We will fight to the end, at sea, in the air, we will continue fighting for our land, whatever…

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How to Conquer Stage Fright

By Ryan Dolotallas

Powerful storytellers embrace and conquer stage fright. Take Darden Smith. He’s a singer-songwriter who has released 15 critically acclaimed albums and performed around the globe — including a concert in February 2019 at the venue I run, (ware)HOUSE Concerts in St. Louis. He’s an author, too, who wrote a book I love called The Habit of…

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