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How to Bring Your Story to Life

Deliver stories with confidence, clarity and congruence that crystalise your value proposition

Communicating for Impact
Case Studies

The Capability Gap

Your people need to tell stories all the time – with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders – whether it be to lead, collaborate, influence, sell or educate.

Without the confidence to bring their ideas and expertise to life, they find it challenging to engage their audience, fail to make an impact and limit the potential for professional and commercial growth.

Often the more technical expertise they have, the more difficult they find it to craft compelling stories – focusing on their own comfort zone of the detail rather than the emotional ‘so what’ for the audience.

The cost for the individual and the business can be huge, as powerful stories are at the heart of your cultural and commercial growth.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appreciate the importance of pathos

  • Practise how to engage your audience through connected storytelling

  • Feel more confident to use your voice as a storytelling tool

  • Learn how to leverage visual aids and deal with questions confidently

  • Develop an understanding of how to use your non-verbal communication to convey authenticity

Outcome-based Networking

Delivery tailored to participant level

Delivery tailored to participant level

Length of session

90 mins – 3.5 hours

In person or virtual

In person or virtual

Number of participants

25 participants

Indicative Workshop Content

Pathos in Storytelling: Bryan Stevenson

Bookends: Opening and Closing

Five Vocal Pillars

Congruence and Authenticity: Mehrabian’s Model

Slides, Props and Dealing with Questions

Unforgettable Learning Experiences

Show and Tell

Connected storytelling
This is a highly participatory and engaging activity where individuals showcase an item or object that holds personal significance to them.

Through storytelling, participants share the item's backstory, emotional connections, and significance, allowing others to gain insights into their experiences and values.

Participants gain confidence in their ability to engage an audience, evoke emotions, and effectively communicate their personal narratives.

Owning Your Voice

Rediscovering vocal confidence
Participants learn to utilise their voice as a powerful storytelling tool. They explore aspects like tone, pitch, volume, and pace, practicing vocal warm-ups and techniques for clarity and expressiveness.

Through feedback and coaching, they enhance their vocal skills for engaging an audience and conveying emotions.

This exercise boosts confidence in using their unique voice, elevating their storytelling impact with authenticity and conviction.

My Story

Bringing your life to life
The "My Story" exercise serves as a platform for self-expression, personal growth, and building confidence as storytellers. Participants develop a greater understanding of their own narratives and gain the ability to convey their experiences in a way that resonates with others.

The experience empowers participants to harness the authenticity of their personal stories, cultivating their storytelling skills and creating connections that inspire, inform, and entertain their audiences.