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Hooked


Hooked

How Leaders Connect, Engage and Inspire with Storytelling
1. Aufl.

von: Gabrielle Dolan, Yamini Naidu

11,99 €

Verlag: Wrightbooks
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 18.04.2013
ISBN/EAN: 9781118637647
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 216

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How to use storytelling to move people to action In today's hyper-competitive business environment, leaders who can engage and inspire their teams and organisations have a distinct advantage. Using the art of effective storytelling, leaders can defeat information overload to inspire the emotion and effort needed to adopt new strategies, attract new clients, or win new business. Dry facts and data fade from memory over time, but an engaging story is difficult to forget. In Hooked, communication and business storytelling experts Gabrielle Dolan and Yamini Naidu use real-world examples and proven, effective techniques to teach the skill of great business storytelling. They explain what good storytelling is, why business leaders need to learn it, how to create effective stories, and how to practice for perfection. Offers proven advice on telling engaging, inspiring stories Includes real-world examples and case studies of what to do and not to do Features tips, lists, checklists, business models, worksheets, links to online quizzes, and other valuable resources For CEOs and other business leaders who need to communicate more effectively and persuasively, Hooked offers effective techniques and valuable guidance.
About the authors vii Acknowledgements ix Introduction xiii 1 What is business storytelling? 1 2 The importance of business storytelling 15 3 Business storytelling styles 35 4 Crafting your stories 47 5 Making your stories shine 87 6 Practising and delivering stories 107 7 Secret storytelling business 119 8 Getting your stories out there 133 9 Implementing storytelling into your organisation 155 10 Giving it a go 181 Story index 183 Index 185
Gabrielle Dolan and Yamini Naidu are the founders of One Thousand & One, an organisation specialising in business storytelling. They have taught thousands of high-profile CEOs, leaders and professionals their winning business storytelling techniques to achieve outstanding results.
Are you ready to master the number one leadership skill for the next decade? This book is an invitation for you to dramatically increase your leadership presence and your ability to influence. You will learn how to use storytelling to connect, engage and inspire, for unprecedented personal and business success. Communication experts Gabrielle Dolan and Yamini Naidu share the storytelling triumphs and mistakes of global business leaders. They show you how to craft compelling stories to help you succeed in business—by getting people hooked on you and your messages. Hooked will help you to: increase your leadership presence significantly strengthen your personal brand inspire individuals and teams into action connect with customers to dramatically boost sales win your next promotion! If you are ready for the challenge of being a leader who is able to truly move others then Hooked is the book for you.

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