Storytelling is a useful and meaningful tool for communicating, influencing and persuading both your colleagues and key stakeholders. The ability to deliver a story in an imaginative and memorable way is a hugely valuable skill and can help you to enhance and communicate your message with much greater impact.
By examining the stages and structure of storytelling, and how you can apply it to your business, this course explores useful techniques that allow you to become a more effective communicator.
Led by Sandra Miller, the course will train you on how to communicate with your audience in a more engaging and informative way. Through a range of theoretical learning and practical exercises, develop the ability to tell compelling stories that will leave a powerful impression.
|About the Trainer: Sandra Miller|
|Sandra Miller is a RADA-trained actor and now works extensively in the corporate sector providing coaching, consultancy and training in communication skills.
Her area of specialist expertise covers Presentation Skills, Interview Techniques, Handling People in Difficult Situations, Storytelling and Influential Communications.
Sandra has worked in the corporate world for thirty years – her clients include many blue chip organisations such as the BBC, BBC Worldwide, Bristol Water, Friends Provident, Financial Reporting Council, Unilever, Vocalink and Elavon Merchant Services. She has also worked with a number of public sector clients including the NHS, a number of District, Borough and City Councils, Universities and has worked with Politicians, Academics and Civil Servants.
She has also done role-plays for Assessment and Development Centres with clients including companies such as BMW, Deloitte Touche, Freshfields and KPMG. Sandra trained at Manchester University (BA Honours in Drama) and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She has performed extensively in the West End and in repertory and touring theatres throughout the UK. She has made numerous corporate training videos, has provided voice-overs and appeared on television, radio and the internet.
- Use compelling stories to appeal to listeners’ emotions and drive your points home
- Relay information in an experiential manner for greater impact and understanding
- Make a more powerful impression in meetings and presentations
- Win over, influence and gain the trust of clients, customers and colleagues
Registration And Light Breakfast
Trainer’s Introduction And Clarification Of Learning Outcomes
Introductions - Telling Your Story
- Understand the importance of introductions when it comes to storytelling
- Attention to detail
The 7 Basic Story Plots
- Defining the seven plots of every story ever written and how we might adapt them
- Beginning, Middle, and End
The Opening – ABCD
- Creating a memorable and impactful start to a story
Use of Language
- Learn how to deploy language when telling a story
- Effectively use emotion and tone
- Storytelling in action
Feedback, Evaluation and Close
Sandra Miller is a RADA-trained actor and now works extensively in the corporate sector providing coaching, consultancy and training in […]
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