Storytelling is as old as the human experience. At its essence, story helps us develop and maintain connections and community, and we now know more about how the human brain responds to story than at any other time. The history of American business is filled with great storytellers, from Walt Disney to Steve Jobs and yes, even Elizabeth Holmes. The best among them used their story to change the world. And while we are inundated with data and information, story undeniably remains a pillar of power and influence.
In this session, you’ll learn:
Most professionals know that business is about building trust and relationships, but how exactly do you build a relationship from the ground up? Do you really need to be meeting all those people for coffee every week and going to a hundred awkward networking events? This program will transform what you feel and think about business development. This training is infused with humor, heart and humanity to teach you to do business development elegantly and ethically. This program is not a pep rally. This is a game changer.
Participants will learn:
We are in a time unlike any other. Everywhere we turn, we are pummeled with information in a media marketplace that’s increasingly crowded: from Facebook to blogs to traditional print outlets and 24-hour news channels, we now have access to more stories than ever before. And as the landscape evolves, one thing remains clear: he or she who tells the best story wins.
For the uninitiated, navigating media can be complicated and nerve-wracking — but it doesn’t have to be. Our media training is designed to demystify the process of crafting media pitches and landing and executing media interviews with finesse, elegance, and authenticity.
Participants will learn:
To succeed in the workplace, you’ve got to know your brand. Communicating your value and selling your ideas revolve around how well you tell your personal story, and nobody else can (or will) do it for you.
In this interactive session, you’ll learn:
You’ll also learn how to use your personal brand as a springboard to better approach high-stakes conversations, express what you want, and push for more. You’ll leave the session with specific, actionable ways to champion who you are and what you do.
A powerful speaker is an industry leader who can move an audience toward action. Content is only a small piece of delivering a high-impact speech. How you deliver your content, tell the story behind your data, and use presentation tools is critical to developing an emotionally intelligent, high-conversion speech.
The Speaker School teaches participants to move from reporters of content to high-impact speakers. This full-day training includes:
Executive presence is the embodiment of confident, empowered leadership. How we show up physically and emotionally informs how we behave and how others inside and outside an organization receive us. Executive presence can often be an extremely amorphous concept that while easy to identify can be hard to quantify.
This highly interactive workshop will focus on defining what constitutes executive presence as well as how to engage with behaviors that contribute to elevating one’s executive presence.
Participants will leave the workshop understanding: