There’s no denying the irresistible power of storytelling in influencing people and winning hearts and minds. In leadership, storytelling reins as the breakthrough skill that sets you apart and enables you to engage, align and inspire. Today, storytelling is growing in importance, not only for formal and informal talks, but also in sales, video, blogging, media and social media. As the world becomes larger, storytelling makes it smaller, bringing people together, connecting them through common themes, enabling you to share values and insights, and igniting passion. Mastering this art will help you meet numerous organizational objectives.
Storytelling is not a natural born skill. We teach leaders how to find and develop original stories, and teach them confidence, in an authentic, natural style. Whether you’re polishing your delivery or you want to become more persuasive, this course will take your skills to the next level.
Unlike many other storytelling courses, in this program you will not choose one, dramatic personal life story. We teach you how to find dozens of stories from your life and career, with the goal of building a practical useful anthology of business stories for speeches, presentations and blogging. Our philosophy is that your life and career are rich with stories, of ordinary events that be extraordinary when told well.
This program is designed for leaders who present to audiences of any size in any format and who are building their brands through blogging, media, and social media. The content is for the relatively experienced speaker who is interested in using storytelling to engage audiences and improve communicative leadership skills.
This program targets the business needs of leaders with these types of challenges and responsibilities in their organizations:
The Storytelling for Leaders program offers a unique, high impact experience that gives you a tangible, powerful set of tools to go back to the office and succeed, including these key elements: