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Influence with Stories™

About This Program
Harness the epic power of two-minute stories to differentiate your message and make it stick in the minds of your listeners. Learn how to construct and tell vivid stories that will bring your ideas to life.

2.5 Hours, Plus 1.5 Hour Practice Session

Why This Program

You’ve done your due diligence. You understand your decision makers' business needs and interests. You know how your ideas can add value. But, still, you wonder:

  • Will I be able to communicate what makes my ideas compelling and unique? 
  • Does what I have to say resonate with my audience − or do I sound bland and boring?
  • When my audience is already drowning in information, how can I get them involved in what I have to say? 

Learn To
  • Leverage the remarkable power of listener-centric stories in your conversations and presentations
  • Apply time-proven elements of classic storytelling to influence your listeners' decisions
  • Construct relevant and engaging stories that will move your listeners to action 
  • Build credibility by capturing listeners' attention and heightening their involvement in your story
  • Refine and strengthen your story creation and storytelling skills
  • Differentiate your message and ideas by creating an emotional connection to you and to your content
  • Bring your ideas and recommendations to life by creating a memorable mental picture of the unique value that you bring to the table
  • Inspire listeners to advocate for your position, when you are not there, by tapping into the human tendency to tell your story to others

Mandel Tools
  • Mandel Storyboard®: A framework to help maximize the impact of your story by identifying and organizing its key elements in ways that build support for your solution
Instructional Approach
  • Based on learn-by-doing activities that produce skills that stick.
  • Designed to bridge the gap between knowing what to do and how to do it
  • Linked to your organization’s current business issues, initiatives, and goals
  • Focused on real world performance improvement and on-the-job application
  • Enlivened by built-in practice sessions
  • Supported by expert, individualized, in-the-moment coaching

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