Let me tell you a story...

Stories are an amazingly powerful communication tool. They sidestep our rational brain before crash tackling our limbic system and putting our amygdala in a headlock (see what I did there? I just told a story).

Humans have used stories for thousands of years to communicate. From the earliest creation myths to modern podcasting. Stories grab you, drag you in and implant their message deep in your brain.

The only place we don't use stories to communicate is in business where we are told to "stick with the facts", "take emotion out" and "keep it professional".

Let's change that. Let's put the emotion back in and give ourselves a communications edge through the amazing power of stories.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Workshop

Intro 10m

Storytelling basics 20m

Workshop 1 - finding your story (25m) - Everyone has a story to tell on just about any topic. they just haven;t found it yet.

Workshop 2 - Telling you story (25m) - using voice, pacing, paues, tone and presence to tell your story effectively.

Buffer - 10m

Learning Outcome

Why stories are important

The elements of a good story

Story structure

How to find a story

Telling a story effectively

Target Audience

Anyone with a story to tell and an audience to tell it to. If you don;t have a story, come along anyway and we will find one.

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