About Keith Ecker

Keith Ecker is an entrepreneurial wordsmith who infuses the power of storytelling into everything he does. And he does a lot. A humorist, a passionate teacher and a noted member of Chicago's performance literary scene, Keith keeps himself pretty busy. Explore the site to see what he's been up to lately.

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Keith Recommends: Happiness Through Self-Awareness Podcast

I have been having a rough go at it, and by “it,” I mean life…. Read More

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5 Ways to Use Storytelling in Business

Stories are an essential part of the human experience. In fact, after food, shelter and… Read More

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The Sun-Times Photographer Fiasco: My Thoughts

Last week, the Chicago Sun-Times laid off its entire photojournalism staff. Yes. The ENTIRE photojournalism… Read More

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Soul Transference: The Art of Teaching

Up until a couple years ago, I had never been a teacher. At least, I… Read More

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Time Won’t Give Me Time: A Public Self-Pep Talk

I believe it was George Harrison, the fifth Beatle, who so aptly summarized my current… Read More

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Top 5 Totally True Facts About Blogs

Blogs! The word didn’t even exist less than two decades ago, and now we can’t… Read More

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Thank You Rachel Shteir – A Poem

Thank you Rachel Shteir For bringing all of Chicago together In our shared disliking of… Read More

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Thoughts on Tragedy and Life and Death

It is a gray and stormy day here in Chicago. It is a fitting atmosphere… Read More

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Work-Life-Art Balance

I recently wrote about squeezing in your passion. It’s been on my mind a lot… Read More

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In Defense of the Phrase “It is what it is”

There are two kinds of people in this world: The kind that incorporate the phrase… Read More

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