Storytelling is 4Xs more effective for engaging your audience than just stating facts and figures.
Engage your professional audience or captivate your listeners in small social situations.
Recognize your own natural storytelling abilities and learn to use your stories to leave a lasting impression. Discover that you don't need to be a TED Talks speaker to communicate well. Gain confidence to give that speech, do that presentation, or just not have so many of those "awkward" moments while mingling with friends and family.
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Here is how you will master storytelling in this practical, action-ready course!
Cultures throughout history have harnessed the power of stories as a way to communicate life's most interesting and meaningful aspects.
Even the progressive study of brain science attests to the fact that storytelling engages a listeners brain 4Xs more effectively than just stating facts and figures. That means that storytellers have 4Xs the advantage to engage their audiences and be remembered. That's 4Xs the advantage in the boardroom or the living room. Whether you are interviewing for a job, or heading out on an awkward first date, there is almost a 100% certainty that you will communicate information about yourself through stories.
So if we are made for stories, and stories can benefit us in almost every area of our lives, why not learn how to tell the very best stories possible?
In this comprehensive yet easy-to-follow class, let me show you the SIMPLE ACTIONS you need to take to make your own personal stories more engaging, more intriguing, and more memorable.
Through a variety of structured and engaging lessons, you will uncover your own storytelling abilities and learn to captivate any audience in any speaking situation.
Transform your stories now with this painless and action-ready class.
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Before we launch into how to tell stories, you will need to understand the basics of a story. By understanding how a story functions, you will be able to use stories more effectively in your own storytelling.
Understand how strong characters help your personal storytelling.
Understand how setting helps your personal storytelling.
Understand how plot helps your personal storytelling.
Understand how conflict helps your personal storytelling.
Understand how resolution helps your personal storytelling.
Pick a story and fill in this personal story plot line sheet.
Now that you have learned the basics of a story, you can now build on that foundation to continue to create engaging stories. In this next section, you will learn some of the more advanced elements of storytelling.
Understand how imagery helps your personal storytelling.
Understand how similes help your personal storytelling.
Understand how analogies help your personal storytelling.
Understand how metaphors help your personal storytelling.
Understand how the heroic journey helps your personal storytelling.
Test your knowledge of the advanced elements of a quiz.
Introduction to some of the themes found in The Magic Mirror (Snow White)
Learn the themes of Little Red Riding Hood and how you can apply them to your own storytelling.
An introduction to some of the themes in Little Red Riding Hood.
An introduction to some of the themes in Beauty and the Beast.
Now that you have a good foundation for building your own stories, let's look at some practical storytelling tips. These simple yet helpful tips will give you an edge to connect and engage better with your audience.
I want to help people creatively tell their stories by giving them the tools to engage other people with captivating ideas. My 14 years of classroom teaching and my master's degree in English Literature give me the experience to make my classes both creative and informative. People don't need a degree to enjoy learning -- but sometimes a little guidance goes a long way.