Andy is best known for his speeches and workshops on
storytelling, presenting, and
strategic communications, and has been invited to speak at Harvard's Kennedy
Government, the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs at Princeton, and the
School of Business at Stanford University.
In 2007, Al Gore selected Andy to train one thousand
volunteers who are currently helping
the former Vice President engage more Americans in the fight against global
2008, Andy co-founded The Goodman Center, an online school dedicated to "helping
do-gooders learn to do better."
When not teaching, traveling, or recovering from teaching
and traveling, Andy also serves
as a Senior Advisor for Civic Ventures and is on the advisory boards of
Andy Goodman is a nationally recognized author, speaker
and consultant in the field of public interest communications. Along with
Storytelling as Best Practice,
he is author of Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes
and Why Bad
Presentations Happen to Good Causes. He also
publishes a monthly journal, free-range
thinking, to share best practices in the field.
A consultant, speaker, writer, and coach for
interest groups, public agencies, and progressive corporations, Terrence McNally
and media mastery.
A graduate of Harvard, where he won its highest academic award,
teaching after a few years, and moved to entertainment to reach larger
as an actor in TV and film, record producer, music video director, and
Are Easy — starring Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey and Damon
being developed as a Broadway musical), he realized he wasn’t fulfilling
He now hosts a radio interview program in Los Angeles (streaming
kpfk.org) envisioning “a world that just might work.” Guests have
Ken Burns, Deborah Tannen, Jared Diamond, Robert Reich, Andrew Weil, Paul
Goodwin. His interviews appear in print at AlterNet.org and as
audio files at temcnally.livedigital.com.
co-author with Hyla Cass MD of Kava: Nature's Answer to Stress, Anxiety, and
Terrence brings his wealth of experience in multiple roles and
media to help
clients clarify and communicate their messages in order to maximize their
Colin excels at crafting message strategy and preparing public interest
for a wide
range of media opportunities. He has been quoted, placed the quotes of experts,
op-eds in outlets including The New York Times, PBS, The Washington Post, The
NBC Nightly News and ABC World News Tonight, as well as most major media outlets
currently resides. Colin has also conducted media training seminars and
interest organizations about marketing principles, storytelling, message
skills and branding.
He joined Environmental Defense in 2002 and directed the organization's
Texas until 2003, when he moved to Washington, DC to help run the national
“But it was cold there. Very, very cold,” he says, so he returned to
of the Austin office where he resumed his work in Texas and also began managing
Defense's communication efforts in California and North Carolina.
Prior to joining Environmental Defense, Colin served as Vice President
largest independent public relations firm in Austin, where he managed the firm's
division. Clients included Samsung Austin Semiconductor, Grande Communications,
Hart InterCivic. Prior to TateAustin, Colin served as Communication Director for
Most recently, Colin was selected by The
Climate Project to train 1,000 citizen activists to present Al Gore's slide
warming (featured in “An Inconvenient Truth”) in their communities.
conducting the training, he will also present the slideshow in venues across