Putting Stories to Work: Mastery Business Storytelling shows business leaders how to become better communicators using oral storytelling techniques. It provides a clear process for finding stories to tell, how to remember them, how to tell them and knowing when to refresh them. It's draws on the latest psychological, sociological and neuroscience research. It makes the case for business storytelling and teaches the reader about four story patterns to learn: connection story, clarity story, influence story and success story. The book also covers how to embed story techniques in organisations and how to use them to convey strategy. There is a case study from an up and coming business in the USA called PIRCH and throughout the book are many stories to illustrate the key points of the book.
Video: BLU Lesson 6: A little about my background by David Gurteen
In April 2005, BLU, the UK's Business Link University which no longer exists hired Fifty Lessons to produce a series of video stories for them to which I (David Gurteen) was invited to contribute. This is one of those stories.
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