Let the Story Do the Work: The Art of Storytelling for Business Success

By Esther Choy, Esther K Choy
People forget facts, but they never forget a good story. \It sounds so simple: Incorporate a story and people will remember your message. But when you get down to crafting one, there's nothing easy about it. Material for stories surrounds us. Yet few people are skilled at sharing personal anecdotes and even fewer know how to link them to professional goals. Whether you want to stand out in the interview process, add punch to a presentation, or make a compelling case for a new initiative, Let the Story Do the Work shows you how to mine your experience for simple narratives that convey who you are, what you want to achieve, and why others should care. Packed with enlightening examples, the book explains how to find the perfect hook, structure your story...and deliver it at the right time in the right way. You'll discover how to use stories to: Capture attention * Engage your audience * Change minds * Inspire action * Bring facts and data to life * Clarify challenging concepts * Pitch persuasively * Fundraise effectively * And more Never underestimate the power of a great story. Learn to leverage the elements of storytelling-and turn everyday communications into opportunities to connect, gain buy-in, and build lasting relationships.


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"Every business pitch has to tell a solid overall story...I found some great guidance on how best to do this in a new book by Esther Choy." --Inc. magazine

..".one of those special business books that isn't just a business book. It's a gift." -Blue Heron Journal




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Publisher Amacom
Publish date 07/27/2017
Pages 256
ISBN-13 9780814438015
ISBN-10 0814438016
Language English

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