Posts: Thomas Barritt

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Tom Barritt is Partner and Managing Director of Ketchum’s Communications Training Network, a team of executive media coaches. He has helped executives shape stories that get noticed for more than three decades.

Harnessing the Power of “I”

by Thomas Barritt| March 26, 2018

Stories by first-person narrators always grabbed me. The audacious Huckleberry Finn. World-weary Ishmael of Moby Dick. Ambitious Pip in Great Expectations. Bookish Scout Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird. Sherlock Holmes’s meticulous biographer, Dr. Watson. The resolute Jane Eyre. A first-person narrator creates a sense of intimacy. We identify with the narrator and imagine ourselves […]