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Also read: Make a real impact as Phone Number Database a leader with your keynote [5 tips from a TED coach] Mapping out the hero's journey Campbell started with 17 steps, Hollywood made 12 of them and before giving a presentation I reduced the number of steps to 6. In recent years I have experimented a lot with speakers with the Phone Number Database different steps and you can see that certain elements are perfectly integrated into a fit a book or a film, but really not in a presentation. Mountaineering. The trick with the hero journey is not to present yourself as a hero, but to let the audience feel that.