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Matthew Taylor

Make Stories Matter

Open Book

Our brains are wired to respond to stories in ways that CONNECT

us to each other and shift our mindsets and behavior.

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8 Tips to Great Storytelling

Transform your communication and presentations by crafting your narrative to connect with your clients and your audience. Matthew offers both virtual and in person trainings .

For litigators and trial lawyers who want to take their courtroom communication skills to the next level, contact Matthew to participate in a virtual two part workshop. Work one on one or join a group of colleagues, this workshop introduces you to the tips and tricks of effective practices and connection that can be applied immediately.


MATTHEW TAYLOR award-winning author, professional actor, storyteller and humorist has been entertaining audiences throughout the United States and internationally for the last twenty-five years.

Transplanted to Colorado from the small sailing village of Itchenor, England, Matthew is a partner of A.C.E. Entertainment, which has written and produced over fifty original shows, and is currently touring their smash hit, Girls Only – The Secret Comedy of Women.

Encouraged from the popularity of the A.C.E. show, Tales of an Englishman, Matthew continued to commit his stories to paper, which have now been compiled into the book, Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman. Released in the spring of 2015, Goat Lips has received the 2015 Independent Publishers Book Awards Gold Medal for Humor and is a National Indie Excellence Award Finalist.


Matthew has a long history of coaching theater, storytelling, and the art of improvisation. He formed Persuasion through Narrative in 2010 to coach individuals and teams the elements of persuasion through the use of narrative and story and has quickly gained a strong reputation, especially within the legal profession.

In addition to coach, Matthew's storytelling utilized for wit at corporate and private events nationwide. He was recognized as the Grand Slam Champion of The Moth in 2018

Matthew loves to bike, ski, sail, and is proud to be a husband and a father of two fabulous children (who continually keep him on his toes and laughing constantly).

Engage with Matthew

Read. Hire. Listen. Learn.
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Matthew's book, Goat Lips, Tales of a Lapsed


If you want to improve

your results, improve

your communication.

Matthew focuses on the

irresistible power of story as

an essential business tool.

Harness the power of



The Book.

"Each story is a perfect little gem unto itself, but taken together they create a marvelous picture of a wonderful life being thumpingly well-lived."

Anthony Powell
Artistic Director, Stories on Stage 

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The Strange and Powerful Phenomena of Story

“Stories help us make meaning of our lives. Explore the art of storytelling – and how good stories have the power to transform our perceptions of the world.”


Andrew Stanton, Screenwriter, Toy Story and Finding Nemo

The first in a series of six, this video introduces the first phenomenon

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4101 W. 32nd Avenue, Denver, CO 80212  Tel: 720.341.5658

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