The ability to put together a message that resonates with the audience and helps them to make decisions is what differentiates you as a leader from the others.
It’s all about the techniques for delivering your message with impact and handling an audience that has a mind of their own.
The focus is on the bigger picture and helps to engage the audience emotionally, getting them excited to buy into your idea.
Ask Listeners to Imagine+
I have a challenge
When you start telling a story, do you begin with boring details?Don't be surprised if people quickly tune you out if you don't hook them right away. Ask your audience to imagine something specific in your story. "Can you picture ....." is a good phrase to get you started.
The structure of a story, presentation+
By crafting a story that you are passionate to tell because it serves a real purpose, your stories will have a bigger impact on the world. Having a clear structure is one of the way to make your stories compelling ,thereby challenging or changing your perceptions of reality in some way.
Art of storytelling using data and numbers+
In several firms, the first step towards analyzing anything is story-boarding it. Questions like, "why do we have to analyze it?", "What decisions can we make out of it?"etc. Sometimes, data alone tells such visual and intricate stories that we don’t need to run complex correlations to confirm it.
Build your story bank+
Think of your story bank as an inventory of storytellers and stories that bring your organization’s cause and mission to life.
Voice, presence, body language+
Many of us exhibit some level of anxiety when it comes to speaking in front of others or when giving a presentation. Learn the tips that can help you become more confident, more congruent, and more engaged. In turn, your audience will respect, listen to, and be genuinely interested in, what you have to say.
Storytelling forges connections among people, and between people and ideas. Stories convey the culture, history, and values that unite people.
A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, it has over 200,000 employees in over 40 countries
Unbox designed a business storytelling workshop for 100 leaders of a leading enterprise software solution provider. The participants included team leads, managers, senior managers and directors of the company. The workshop introduced powerful tools such as using story triggers and story canvas creation.
As a result of the workshop, the leaders were able to
- Understand the increased importance of narrative in times of change in the company
- The importance of empathy and connecting with people with a human-centric approach
- To use storytelling as a strategy to strengthen the brand perception of potential customers