There's communication, and then there's really telling your story. For that, businesses go to the modern masters at the Moth.
Marlon Seifert's insight:
At its simplest, a story is a journey whose beginning and end you can see. But instead of choosing the most efficient or scenic route, you choose a route that will bring you and your audience to the destination changed.
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.
Stories are the way in which our brains interpret the world around us, from dynamizing relationship with other people, to the way in which we interpret communications. Storynomics is the practice of applying this story arc to your business’s narrative.
“People really need to know how to execute story in terms of marketing, branding, advertising, and so forth; and in terms of leadership: how you manage and lead people by communicating with them in story form, especially in strategy, because a business strategy, of course, is a story yet to happen.”
"Here is a chart I have been working on over the last couple of days. The chart features some of the best iPad apps for digital storytelling. This selection is created in such a way that teachers can find in it apps for any grade they teach. Also the chart features the most updated versions of apps. If you want to download and print this chart, use this Google Docs link. Enjoy"
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“"Julie Greller's blog A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet features some great content for teachers. Posts are sorted by subject and grade level, and there's also a link to some free ebooks....”
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“ Presentain helps speakers engage and grow their audiences. You use smartphone as a clicker and audience can connect to your presentation using their devices. They can ask you questions, participate in polls, send you follow-up requests, share your slides and more. While you present Presentain records your voice so when the presentation is over you can publish the slidecast (presentation slides with voice-over) and start growing your online audience.”
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“PowerPoint's built-in templates are convenient, but everyone knows what they look like, and you look unoriginal if that's all you use. Try these tips to make something unique that will help your presentation stand out.”
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“Want to be a better storyteller? Comedian and writer Ophira Eisenberg shares the secrets of how to connect with your audience. (Heartfelt stories create connection. What comedians know about storytelling.”
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“What is the future of storytelling and which possibilities are out there to cover stories with the help of data and multimedia? Gregor Aisch, a New York Times graphics editor, talked about differen...”
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“ "Your ability to shape your future depends on how well you communicate where you want to be when you get there. When ideas are communicated effectively, people follow and change." - Nancy Duarte Did you know that you have the power to chan...”
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