Honing Your Storytelling Skills to Inspire Others and Excel in Business

March 8, 2016
Hosted by Lianne Picot

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Episode Description

Kathy Klotz-Guest is Guest Host
Every businessperson needs to be a storyteller today. Storytelling has been described as the most critical leadership skill needed in the workplace. In your career, again and again, you can share stories as evidence of your sense of purpose, your personal selling points and your vision for future success. Stories build credibility and influence.
Stories create a lasting and vital impression, because, unlike facts and figures, they connect at an emotional level. Our stories come alive when we are authentic and uninhibited enough to include scenic, sensory details.
There is an inspiring hero's journey to be found in the trajectory you build of how you got from there to here or how you'll get from here to there. So how can be a better storyteller in your career? What are the tips and tricks that will help you share your career journey as a powerful story?
Join Kathy Klotz-Guest, founder of Keeping it Human, as she chats with guest Kevin Allison.

Story Powered

Story Powered

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Did you know that storytelling is a superpower that inspires, engages and moves people to action? The Story Powered radio show is all about helping you to activate your storytelling superpower to make your business more successful.

Lianne Picot and her guests from around the world share their expertise and experience in story powered branding, leadership and business development. They help you to strategically find, craft and share your best business stories with authenticity and passion.

Story Powered will also help business leaders and entrepreneurs to think about the internal stories that are holding them back or affecting their success and how to create a new narrative that moves them closer to their goals and dreams.

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Lianne Picot

Lianne Picot

Lianne Picot passionately believes that storytelling is a superpower that makes the world of business a better place. As a Story Coach and the owner of Very Good Stories, Lianne helps entrepreneurs, businesses and non-profits to activate and grow their story power to bring them more success with the people they are trying to engage and serve.

For over 20 years, Lianne worked as a practitioner, leader and storyteller in the non-profit sector in the UK, Ireland and Canada. Lianne generated millions of dollars in revenue, built enthusiastic, high functioning teams and created impactful and exciting brand stories. Lianne helped organizations to prosper by finding, crafting and sharing their stories of success and change. She has also turned struggling organizations around by creating a new story and building staff and consumer engagement around the new narrative.

Lianne loves talking story and is likely to bring most conversations back to it at some point. She sees storytelling as a superpower that everyone can learn, because anyone can tell a story, and everyone has a story to tell!

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