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Professional Storytelling: Simple Tools to Better Engage With Audiences

September 26, 2019 at 11:00:00 AM · Central Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Learning to tell your personal story in an engaging and memorable way will unlock opportunities that will help you further your career. Developing your storytelling skills will help you gain confidence in your ability to advocate for yourself, to make an impression on new audiences, and to influence colleagues and clients to understand your thoughts in a deeper and more memorable way.

In this interactive, fast-paced virtual workshop, participants will learn professional storytelling tools to help with...

• Generating engaging conversations with strangers, colleagues and clients.
• Learning how to “mine” your own memories to transform personal experiences into professional examples.
• Using descriptive language to better engage with audiences.
• Highlighting unique background characteristics to hone your personal “elevator pitch”.
• Learning how to use important and compelling moments from your life to demonstrate transferable skills in an interview or networking setting.
• Practicing customizing the way you tell your stories to grab the attention of varied audiences.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: 27cd4b7d805e
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter Dave C
Oak and Reeds Founder & CEO
Dave is a nationally recognized trainer, facilitator, speaker and improvisor. He is the founder and CEO of Oak and Reeds, which offers practical business training to clients including Lyft, CBRE, PayPal, the Kellogg School of Management, and more.

Previously, Dave was at StubHub, where he focused on building communication strategies to improve the ticket seller experience. Prior to that, Dave was a Strategic Consultant at AECOM Strategy Plus, where he developed workplace strategy, change management and virtual collaboration services for government, technology and university clients.

Dave is also an accomplished improvisor. Along with his teammates, he won the National Collegiate Improv Tournament, has headlined shows and festivals across the country, and coached hundreds of people in the art of improvised comedy.

Dave graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Communications and currently resides in Oakland, CA with his succulents.
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