communications 101

IMPROVE YOUR MARKETING EFFORTS AND NETWORKING SKILLS WITH THE ART OF STORYTELLING
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+ SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • The basic parts of any speech and the philosophies that should drive your speaking
  • How to turn information into a conversation using storytelling
  • How to deliver a pitch/presentation that uses stories to communicate your unique value proposition
  • Techniques to connect dollars to impact through storytelling
  • How to overcome objections through storytelling
  • How to make a compelling yet appropriate professional ask
  • How to create presentations that are clear, concise and easily understood
  • How to speak your audience's language

This training is ideal for organizations looking to increase
their visibility in an oversaturated marketplace.

storytelling 101

THE POWER OF NARRATIVE IN RAISING CAPITAL AND PUBLIC AWARENESS
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+ SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • What makes a great story
  • Easily identify the focus of your story
  • Easy ways to insert passion into every story
  • The types of stories that people really want to hear
  • Simple ways to recast/invite your audience into your story
  • How to get past the fear of sharing stories
  • The proper way to tell someone else's story
  • How to connect to your audience's hopes and dreams through storytelling
  • How to connect stories to your goals using outcome driven narratives
  • Easy ways to increase the number of stories you tell
  • How to choose stories that build a case for giving
  • How to weave personal stories into a professional sales pitch
  • How to layer a story so your value proposition is always clear
  • How to introduce tension and unexpected elements to better sell your story

This workshop is offered as a half day or full day training.

NON-PROFIT PITCH/PRESENTATION TRAINING

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+ SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Speech Theory
  • Speech delivery
  • How to physically and mentally prepare for a speech/presentation
  • Storytelling 101
  • Speech Content
  • Pitch off
  • How to evaluate effectiveness based on outline and rubric

This workshop is offered as a half day or full day training.

diversity & Storytelling

USING NARRATIVES TO BUILD A STRONGER TEAM
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+ SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Ways to uncover your personal story
  • How to weave your personal story into a larger organizational mission/narrative
  • How to engage in fearless storytelling
  • How to use storytelling to build cross-cultural relationships
  • A simple personal storytelling formula
  • Ways to promote an authentic culture of storytelling
  • Storytelling as a way to engage and create emotional ties with employees

This training is great for organizational retreats, strategic planning sessions,
and other professional development trainings.

 

Michael is cofounder of a storytelling company called
The Auditory Museum LLC., where he does communications consulting, workshops, and training for individuals and organizations.

 

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