Does the thought of giving a presentation put you on edge? Are you worried about boring your audience or missing the target with your presentation? Storytelling goes farther than data & facts when you want to embed meaning into your communications. Improve your business communications with storytelling to deliver engaging presentations that everyone will remember. Whether you're a new presenter or a seasoned professional, our storytelling and key presentation details will help you build confidence & turn a boring “tell-em" presentation into a convincing call to action.
Course 1: Tell Your Business Story
Put the principles of story composition to work to embed meaning into your communications and achieve your business goals.
Course 2: Deliver Engaging Presentations
In this course you'll learn to deliver rich & engaging presentations by applying storytelling & design principles to captivate your listeners and get results.
This two course bundle will teach you how to apply business storytelling techniques & engage in simple graphic design skills to captivate listeners & get results. It includes dynamic video, interactive practice lessons, tips from industry leaders, and downloadable PDFs. Each component is designed to be completed in short time allotments, or all at once, to suit your schedule. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete both courses.
We've set you up with the foundations to create a memorable presentation through storytelling; all you have to do is deliver it!
People perform better with those they trust. Use these 4 elements while storytelling to build trust with & become more relatable to your team.
Go ahead, be vulnerable & authentic. With Brene Brown, dive deeper & find out how you can open up to tell stories with whole-heartedness.
Before you begin to tell your story, you'll want to know two major factors: who & why. Examine why your audience plays an important part in your storytelling & why you need to know your outcomes before you begin.
What do you hope people will take away from your story? Here you'll find examples of determining your point.
If you're unsure how to shape your story, look no further. We offer resources to get you started with telling your business story.
You want to grab attention & draw people in. How? Which hook works best for you & your story? Here you'll learn several types of hooks you can use to keep your audience engaged.
Practice writing your own hooks here & get examples to compare them with.
You want to give your audience context to work from to prevent confusion & eliminate distractions. Explore the 5 W's & What's at stake to set up your story for success.
How well do you know the setup? See if you can match the phrases with the correct setup element. Give it a try!
Capture the most important parts with sensory details to keep people engaged. Jump in to find out more about what makes a successful narrative.
Have you ever wished there were a magic formula for storytelling? Dive in with the humorous Dave Lieber & find out how you can easily map out your story.
Everyone wants to make their story worth re-telling & here you'll discover a few ways to do just that. Explore what elements you'll want to include & what you'll want to avoid.
Now that you've developed all of the parts of your story, here's where you'll add some punch. Learn about the many tone tools you can implement to give your story more feeling & detail.
Getting ready to share your story means getting feedback. Investigate ways you can get feedback & how to use that feedback to tighten your story.
What distinguishes a great story from a forgettable one? Dive deeper with Julie Neumark to discover the ingredients for an engaging story.
Think about this final piece on how you can create one solid story & the adapt it to fit your needs as you work to tell your business story.
Use the tips & tools in this printable PDF to help you tell your business story.
Do you suffer from glossophobia, the fear of public speaking? Put your mind at ease by learning how to deliver rich & engaging presentations.
You want your presentation to connect with your audience, but what do you want them to do with your information? Identifying the actions you want your audience to take will help you determine how to structure your presentation.
Presentations are boring, stories are engaging. Find out how to get your audience to connect with your presentation by finding the story you want to tell.
Learn how to capture the structure of storytelling in your presentation by diving into this TED Talk from master storyteller, Nancy Duarte.
Looks matter when it comes to the visuals of your presentation. Learn how to command attention from the opening slide by applying some basics of visual design.
Do you know all of the tricks & tips to create stellar slides in Microsoft PowerPoint? Unlock some hidden tools with GCF Learn Free's PowerPoint lessons to take your presentation skills up a notch.
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