Overview: Leaders who understand the value and techniques of storytelling can inspire change and increase employee engagement on almost any subject. The reason for this is simple: listeners will care about the message. A well-told story not only engages an audience, it sticks in their memory and inspires action.
In this seminar, you will learn the essentials of how our brains process stories, the four types of stories most effective for inspiring listeners to action, and some simple techniques to begin capturing the stories in your own life that will impact your employees.
You will leave with all the information you need to begin transforming key corporate information into compelling stories.
Participant Benefits: This interactive seminar helps leaders develop the storytelling skills that will make them more engaging and effective. Participants will learn:·
How the brain is neurologically wired for vicarious learning
Why leaders who use storytelling are able to significantly increase employee engagement & inspire change
The four main story types, and how to align the story types with the leader's overarching intention
Simple techniques that leaders can use to capture stories for future use
Length: 2.5 hours (includes break)
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"Thank you for speaking at the KC ASTD breakfast meeting. I had several people comment on how much they enjoyed your presentation. I personally enjoyed how you stepped through the 4 types of storytelling and gave examples for each one." Christy R., Vice President of Membership, American Society for Training & Development Kansas City
"Jane is an innovative training developer and leadership coach who challenges others to stretch their creative boundaries. She has taken time-standing leadership lessons and expanded them into her own original, thought-provoking workshops that are both engaging and actionable...Most recently I participated in her leadership coaching. Her ability to engage the audience and have us all anticipating what happens next is an example of how captivating she is as a speaker. I consider Jane a mentor and I highly recommend her as a speaker and coach who has the unique ability to teach leadership principles in a new and engaging format while inspiring change." Amy S., Senior Training Designer
Pioneer Executive Coaching and Training LLC, Kansas City
Leaders as Storytellers: Inspiring Change Through Narrative
"A key, perhaps the key, to leadership is effective communication of a great story."