If I had my way, any face-to-face leadership development program on the planet would first start with the facilitator showing a picture of General Sherman. No, not General William Tecumseh Sherman – military strategist and General of the Union Army during the United States Civil War in 1861 through 1865 [...]
|Scooped by Karen Dietz|
Storytelling is finally being recognized as an essential leadership skill to master. This article by Dan Pontefract gives us a model to help us think about this. He also shares the latest stats on the state of leadership in business and the strategies being used to address the deficit.
As you read through his model, he first tackles the roots of effective leadership. 4 of the 5 attributes he names are developed through building storytelling skills.
What this means is that focusing on becoming a better storyteller develops/strengthens these leadership attributes. This is very efficient! The author goes on to define these attributes, and as you read them you will see how storytelling fits in.
Want good leadership? Want results? Get coached in business storytelling (www.juststoryit.com). Read the article to gain all the insights Pontefract offers. This is Part 1 of a 3-article installment. I can't wait to read the others!
This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it