How to Ensure Your Business Storytelling Makes an Impact

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re using business storytelling regularly, how do you assess the impact? The post How to Ensure Your Business Storytelling Makes an Impact appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well business stories Storytelling storytelling workshop

Great Leaders Are Storytellers: How To Craft Great Stories

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest post by Chip Bell Great leaders are storytellers. The post Great Leaders Are Storytellers: How To Craft Great Stories appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Guest Post Chip Bell story storytelling

3 Storytelling Elements That Successfully Drive Change

Tanveer Naseer

And yet, what we fail to take into consideration is how using the power of storytelling can help us to ignite effective and sustainable change within our organization.

3 Storytelling Questions Most People Can’t Answer to Make a Connection

Lead Change Blog

The power of this storytelling should be familiar to all of us. From cave drawings to hieroglyphics to the oral traditions of Native Americans to the Bible to Shakespeare to Charlotte’s Web , human history has long known the power of storytelling.

Market Researchers Must Master Storytelling

Strategy Driven

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What Storytelling Reveals As The Role Leaders Should Play

Tanveer Naseer

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece about 3 fundamental storytelling elements leaders should employ to successfully drive change. ” Interestingly, Vogler’s description of the role mentors play in storytelling mirrors the function of effective leadership.

Why Storytelling Matters In Today’s Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

So to kickstart this new partnership, I decided to reprint the article below on the importance of storytelling skills for today’s leaders. Let’s take a look at why this has become such a hot topic, and what you can do to become a stronger storyteller yourself.

“. masterful storytelling” — Stacie Tyson

In the CEO Afterlife

Bell is a masterful storyteller, fleshing out his characters skillfully and bringing them to life before the readers’ eyes. Stacie Tyson is the prolific reader and history buff behind the book blog, Pursuing Stacie. Not long ago, I asked if she would mind reviewing The Circumstantial Enemy.

184: Using Storytelling to Lead a Transformation at Lowe’s (and Your Company) | with Kyle Nel

Engaging Leader

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106: 4 Storytelling Frameworks to Lead Change | with Amanda Marko

Engaging Leader

Storytelling is a key tool for leading change. In episode 102, “Storytelling for Leaders,” Amanda Marko joined us to discuss why it’s such a powerful tool and provided tips for putting it to work. Engaging Leader™ Storytelling

A Strategic Story about Strategic Storytelling

Let's Grow Leaders

Over the years, I have used strategic storytelling workshops to help drive key messages, build teams, and enhance communication skills. The Strategic Story Behind Strategic Storytelling Many years ago back in my HR [.] The post A Strategic Story about Strategic Storytelling appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Own Your Own Career storytelling Take Risks leadership development low-cost leadership development merger strategic storytelling

Nancy Duarte on Storytelling in Business

QAspire

In this episode of What’s Next podcast, Nancy Duarte , a communications and persuasion expert discusses ideas on how to use storytelling and emotional connection to engage people/customers better. Related Reading at QAspire: Storytelling: Begin With The End in Mind.

How To Use Storytelling For Growth

Joseph Lalonde

The other, more effective, way is to use storytelling to present the facts and move the person to action. The post How To Use Storytelling For Growth appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. I ’m currently in Atlanta, GA live blogging the Catalyst Conference.

Connecting Leadership and Storytelling

Steve Farber

They were a thousand miles away, but the magic of modern technology allowed us to see each other and have a lively discussion about the connection between two of my favorite topics – leadership and storytelling. Coaching Extreme Leadership coaching extreme leadership speaking storytelling

102: Storytelling for Leaders: How to Influence, Engage & Inspire | with Amanda Marko

Engaging Leader

Storytelling is an effective leadership tool for change management, engagement, and bringing the business strategy to life. Today we’ll dig deeper, with the help of someone whose been teaching the art and science of storytelling to leaders from across the U.S.

Storytelling: Begin With The End in Mind

QAspire

But great storytelling starts with an understanding of the audience, aligning your message to needs of the context and then delivering it in a way that creates impact. Here is a quick visual summary of the post: Related posts at QAspire: Leadership, Connection and Power of Storytelling.

Leadership, Connection and Power of Storytelling

QAspire

Storytelling has been one of the most powerful tools to drive imagination of people first before people decide to take actions towards the future. Leveraging Storytelling in Digital Organizations by Abhijit Bhaduri (Talk).

Eight Times For Storytelling

Eric Jacobson

Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kristi Hedges Stories Storytelling Telling Stories The Power of Presence"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence. She recommends you consider adding stories to your communications when you : Want to motivate others and paint a picture of what's possible.

The Power of Storytelling

leaderCommunicator

Stories are an integral part to communicating effectively with your employees. A great story goes a long way, because it’s memorable and helps create an emotional connection with the listener. What we feel impacts what we do, so stories can be a great way to move employees to action. So why not prepare some stories of your own. When you do here are a few things to think about. Stories are to: An effective story should be: Inspire, galvanize, & engage.

8 Times To Incorporate Storytelling

Eric Jacobson

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Stories Storytelling Telling Stories"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence. She recommends you consider adding stories to your communications when you : Want to motivate others and paint a picture of what's possible. Need to show others -- whether a large audience or one person -- that you have shared commonalities.

A Case-For-Change Story That Works

Let's Grow Leaders

Today, we’re excited to bring you a guest post by Paul Smith, one of the leading experts in business storytelling. Communication leadership stories strategic storytelling

Ten Reasons For Embracing Storytelling As A Business Tool

Eric Jacobson

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Q&A With Best Selling Author And Expert Storyteller, Paul Smith

Eric Jacobson

In his book, Paul demonstrates how storytelling is a powerful business tool that can mean the difference between mediocre results and phenomenal success. It seems that a lot more people nowadays are professing the power of storytelling.

How To Sell Using Storytelling

Eric Jacobson

Storytelling is a skill. Also, I think after publishing my first two books, Lead with a Story and Parenting with a Story , they thought sales was the next logical place to leverage storytelling skills. Storytelling is a powerful tool.

Using Storytelling To Craft And Communicate Your Strategic Vision

Tanveer Naseer

I’m careful to say ‘forget’ since we are born storytellers and simply need to rediscover story patterns.) The following is a guest piece by Jeremey Donovan.

130: The Storyteller’s Secret: Why Some Ideas Catch on and Others Don’t | with Carmine Gallo

Engaging Leader

Storytelling is the most underrated skill [among entrepreneurs]. ~ Ben Horowitze, famed venture capitalist Storytelling is the act of framing an idea as a narrative to inform, illuminate, and inspire. 102: Storytelling for Leaders: How to Influence, Engage & Inspire | with Amanda Marko.

The Empathy Architect: Nancy Duarte Connects The Power of Storytelling To Great Leadership

Terry Starbucker

I first heard Nancy talk about the power of storytelling, her unique way of finding common patterns in great speeches, and graphically presenting the “shape” of those speeches last summer, at the World Domination Summit here in Portland.

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

First Friday Book Synopsis

Storytelling. Whatever the nature and extent of a presentation, be it formal or informal, whatever the objective(s) and audience may be, you will probably have much greater success if you anchor the material in a human context. The best way to do that? More specifically, create a setting, introduce major “characters,” focus on an issue [.].

Use Storytelling As A Key Leadership Tool

Eric Jacobson

Today, many of the most successful organizations on the planet intentionally use storytelling as a key leadership tool ,” explains Smith. Several companies, such as Kimberly-Clark , actively teach storytelling skills to their leaders.

Ten Reasons To Use Storytelling In The Workplace

Eric Jacobson

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Ten Reasons To Use Storytelling In The Workplace

Eric Jacobson

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Paul Smith Storytelling

Ten Reasons For Embracing Storytelling As A Business Tool

Eric Jacobson

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Lead With A Story Paul Smith Storytelling

Ten Reasons To Embrace Storytelling As A Business Tool

Eric Jacobson

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10 Reasons For Embracing Storytelling As A Business Tool

Eric Jacobson

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Paul Smith Storytelling

The Power of Storytelling: 10 Authoritative Perspectives

First Friday Book Synopsis

My guess (only a guess) is that whenever a list of the greatest storytellers throughout history is compiled, Charles Dickens would be among those included. Frank Dale Carnegie David Armstrong Dostoevski Doug Lipman Eliyahu Goldratt George Lakoff Howard Gardner Lead with a Story Mark Johnson Patrick Lencioni Paul Smith Stephen Denning The Power of Storytelling: 10 Authoritative Perspectives

How Storytelling Captivates, Convinces And Inspires Employees And Customers

Eric Jacobson

Today, many of the most successful organizations on the planet intentionally use storytelling as a key leadership tool ,” explains Smith. Several companies, such as Kimberly-Clark , actively teach storytelling skills to their leaders.

How Storytelling Can Help Solve Your Problems

My Own Coach

I love stories and storytelling! There is no stronger m… The post How Storytelling Can Help Solve Your Problems appeared first on My Own Coach Limited. Leadership Coaching creative problem solving powerful questions problem solving video

Weekly Round-Up: Benefits Storytelling, Useful Feedback, Power of Trust, Leadership Lessons, & Myths About Trust

leaderCommunicator

This week you’ll read articles on why leaders need to be great storytellers, useful feedback, how the power of trust helped this entrepreneur, leadership lessons from a Coach, and myths about trust. Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts.

Weekly Round-Up:  Rabid Emotionally Charged Leadership, 7 Storytelling Reasons, Reduce Employee Turnover, Leadership Identity, & 7 Email Writing Tips

leaderCommunicator

This week you’ll read articles on the lasting effects of rabid emotionally charged leadership, 7 reasons leaders should be great storytellers, how networking can reduce employee turnover, defining your personal leadership identity, and writing better emails to communicate better.

A Candidate We All Can Get Behind!

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StorytellingToday, I plan to vote. For Candidate Avi.

Why You Should Use Storytelling As A Business Tool

Eric Jacobson

Weekly Round-Up: Avoid the Breaking Point, Storytelling Tips, Leader Archetypes, Authentic Millennials, & Work is a Relationship

leaderCommunicator

This week you’ll read articles on 5 must-dos to avoid the breaking point in your life and leadership, storytelling tips from Obama’s speechwriter, understanding the 7 leader archetypes, uncommon qualities of truly authentic millennials, and work is a relationship, not a contract.

Weekly Round-Up: 5 Leadership Storytelling Quotes, 7 Great Leadership Signs, Executive Visits, 6 Tips for Graduates (or Anyone), & Successful Multi-Cultural Teams

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5 Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Leadership Storytelling By Esther Choy ( @LeaderStoryLab via @Forbes ), Forbes “Leadership storytelling is the intentional assertion of your point of view. Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.