Annette Simmons is inspirational about the power of story. I was reading the book as a ministry leader, rather than as a professional speaker. It reminded me of. The Story Factor. Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion. through the Art of Story telling. by Annette Simmons. (Notes by Gary Tomlinson). Preface: What’s your. 19 Feb and persuasion through the art of storytelling by Annette Simmons.

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Good To Great Jim Collins. This book is a smart, practical guide to tapping the power of narrative to improve your business and your life. The new chapter in the paperback edition, ‘Story Thinking as a Skill’, was certainly the c Anyone who has an interest in how storytelling can be used for more effective communication in business as well as personal situations should read this book. Click here Would you like to report this content as inappropriate?

Cactor is very easy and incredibly rewarding to practice. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. An answer only gives them a fish, whereas a story teaches them how to fish for themselves. Annette Simmons is a vibrant keynote speaker, consultant and author of four books: This is vital new reading. Telling such stories can help neutralise concerns without direct confrontation.

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The Story Factor

Now it’s time for you to go practice’. Tell your story well and you will create a shared experience with your listeners that can have profound and lasting results. This book ran hot and cold for me.


The six types of stories help anyone understand how useful stories can be in communicating with people who are you and what you stand for.

He asked the first, What are you doing? Want to Read saving…. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Tell the right story and we can make the toughest, most cynical person melt. It makes an incredibly sotry and clear case for the use of story and highlights a range of potential applications and benefits from using a story-based approach.

Everyone who cares about positive change at an individual, organizational or global level should experience The Story Factor. The link is messed up, however. It was full of wise advice, a lot of it in pithy form.

Storytelling Book Review: The Story Factor (Annette Simmons)

Jun 11, Dennis Gillingham rated it really liked it. Discover 23 storytelling techniques to supercharge your stories. As someone who speaks on influence and persuasion for government staff, this book will become a valuable resource for me in my future teachings.

In some ways this is the most profound book I have read in awhile. Subscribe – It’s Free! It sounds tricky, and it is, but it’s essential for people working in sales, marketing or, like me, copywriting. The Story Factor provides valuable tools for using storytelling as a means for self-discovery and as a springboard for creating a more meaningful and successful future. It is only when both she and the dog back up and walk one side can further progress be made.

Teaching Stories – Teaching stories help us make sense of new skills in meaningful ways. Annette started with a business degree from Louisiana State University inspent ten years in Australia in international business, attained a M. It is instead a treatise on the subject written from a heuristic angle rather than a logico-deductive stance. Life is complex — The reality is life is non linear.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This modern classic teaches you to use the art of storytelling to persuade, motivate, and inspire in life and thee Anyone seeking to influence others must first know their own story, and how to tell it properly.

In a sense, your life is a story and you are already telling that one perfectly. Stories about your values in action create and sustain the organizational culture for better or for worse. Psychology of Story slmmons – gives a brief overview of what and how to tell an epic, as opposed to delivering a soundbite.

Storytelling with Data Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic. When you seek to influence others you face these questions and more. In these times of diminishing faith and waning optimism, we need to learn more about the power of story.

Use the power of questions to enjoy profound closeness. It is a good companion to Slideology and Resonance. People value their own conclusions more highly than yours.