Storytelling for Leaders

Stories are foundational to all major aspects of our lives, from our histories, to our cultures, to our visions for the future. There is something about a story that makes us imagine, envision, and aspire. They are how we give a shape and a structure to our biggest ideas. And they create a connection between storyteller and listener that other forms of communication simply cannot match. 

This module shows learners how to harness the power of storytelling as a leadership tool. They’ll learn what makes a story compelling, how to tap into their own experiences to find authentic stories, and how to tell stories that inspire and motivate others.

This learning experience is part of the connection stream of leadership communication. You can learn more about our development philosophy here.

Key Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn how to:

  • Identify opportunities to use stories in their day-to-day communication
  • Create message-driven stories that can influence and inspire any audience
  • Use the Story Spine to craft a compelling story
  • Craft stories in-the-moment for a variety of audiences and situations

Learning Experience Details

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Timing

90-minute session or can be added to another program
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Ideal Audience

Individuals or teams who need to connect with others through inspiring and relatable communication
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Delivery Options

In-person or virtual

It All Starts With a Conversation

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