Hilary Blair – ARTiculate conversations and getting messy in your speaking voice – Episode 178

Hilary Blair – ARTiculate conversations and getting messy in your speaking voice – Episode 178

Today on Extraordinary Women Radio, I am happy to introduce you to Hilary Blair, the CEO and Co-founder of ARTiculate: Real&Clear.

Human connection can be awkward and exhausting. Hilary shows how true connection is worth navigating the mess. She recently was on the TedX Cherry Creek Stage with her talk Stereotypes vs Archetypes.

In this Episode:

  • Archetypes: Understanding how they shape who we are and how they guide the choices, life, and work we make.
  • Stereotype and archetype – Seeing from archetypal lens vs. stereotypical lens
  • Hilary’s passion around freeing voices and just really embracing the messiness that comes through us.
  • Controlling our voice and learning to adjust
  • How Hilary will bring her messiness into preparing for her talk on the TEDx stage
  • An analogy of a soccer player in regards to creativity in rules and boundaries.

Hilary is a keynote speaker and champion of human connection.  She is impassioned by moving beyond habits and learned behaviors to uncover what is unique and authentic in individuals and groups. A presentation and speaking voice expert, Hilary is a highly regarded coach and facilitator working extensively across the globe with a variety of businesses including American Express, Maersk, Staples, Liberty Global, Slalom, Merrill Lynch, and Hunter Douglas.

Whether facilitating workshops on professional presence or on navigating tough conversations to improve leadership/team connection, or exploring the messiness of communication in a keynote, Hilary’s 30 plus years as a teacher combined with her professional stage, film and voice-over career present a unique skill set. She was a Making Cents’ speaker and mentor at three YSEALI exchanges (Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam) delivering expert training on verbal communication and presentation skills. She traveled as a pitch coach for Count Me in for Women’s Economic Independence’s Make Mine a Million and has reconnected for the Count Me In Revival.

Hilary is certified in Conversational Intelligence and CultureTalk. She is an active member of NSA and former board member of the Colorado Chapter.  She is also a former board member of VASTA – the Voice and Speech Trainers Association. She is on faculty for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts and has been adjunct faculty for a number of universities. Hilary holds an MFA in acting from the National Theatre Conservatory and a BA from Yale University.

“Even though it may take more energy to sit down and connect with people, in the end it creates and generates energy and creates forward movement.” –Hilary Blair

Discover more about Hilary’s works and passion on her website ARTiculate. You can also follow her on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Let’s meet Hilary Blair!

Hilary Blair Show Notes

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