How to tell better stories and avoid "techsplaining"

The Authority Brand

Apr 20 2021 • 50 mins

Curt Mercadante interviews Doug Thompson, a passionate storyteller and TEDx speaker.

They discuss:
  • How to give your "inner bully" a time out to help you tell better stories
  • What is "techsplaining" and how to avoid it
  • The power of human creativity
  • Doug's journey to achieving his bucket list item of giving a TEDx speech
  • And more!
Doug can be found sharing his passion for storytelling in his LinkedIn videos and his Tech Story podcast.  His passion is coaching and mentoring other technology professions on how to stop “techsplaining” and start storytelling.

He believes that everyone has a story and it is just a matter of unlocking it from the grips of the subconscious mind.

Doug left Microsoft after 20 years and continues to leverage his 30+ years in tech sales to help his customers transform their business to use technology wisely.

Doug and his wife, of more than 39 years, enjoy spending time with their two children and 7 grandchildren and 2 rescue dogs whenever possible.  He is also a retired triathlete and is a 2-time Ironman Triathlon finisher.

Connect with Doug:

Tech Story Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tech-story/id1515031369
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/thedougthompson/
Twitter - twitter.com/thedougthompson
Instagram - instagram.com/thedougthompson/