“Saltwater cures everything:” My opening narrative at the Ocean Symposium

Hanson Gas Works

My story solution to fend off a poorer, meaner, hotter world

Checking out my Storyteller Uprising book

More Obi-Wan than Luke? My methodology for guiding the next generation

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My high tech/fashion checklist for high stakes performances


“Tell the story you want to tell”: my 2-minute graduation speech


Success through professional self-destruction and why I drop the mic: my TED talk preview

NY Times Front Page blog post

How the New York Times’ dead tree A1 reflects my connected world right now

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My Tableau Conference slides: No, Really, This is the “Communication Age.”

Gates Clock and Seattle Book 1

“If there’s a crucible in Seattle for new innovations in storytelling, it’s the UW’s Communication Leadership program”

Nairobi Boarding Pass

Because it’s a “Communication First” world (and why my latest keynote begins with when I chartered a 737 for $70,000)


Dystopia vs. the Braintrust: Tech’s literal choice

A ukelele among larger brethren

A need to pivot. My four lessons

Victory Parade. Courtesty Josh Trujillo,

I’m “stealing the microphone:” my three chances to spread some Seattle-inspired gospel this month


Own your own media: content marketing goes supernova

by Anita Verna Crofts

Get on with it: notes from a learning revolution-in-progress at SXSW Edu

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Why we just created a new graduate program in digital media and creative engagement for professionals