To Give People an Understanding Into What the Chapter Was About. To Open Their Thinking without Telling Them How or What to Think
Chapter #27 Turning Your Story Into a Powerful Presentation
Quote #27 “Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” Robert McKee
Followed by my Chapter Introduction:
Truly great stories and presentations live on in the hearts and minds of audiences the world over, that’s a FACT. Everyone has an innate storytelling ability, that’s another FACT.
You just need to think about a time when you were with friends (or strangers!) in a bar or other social setting to know that you’re a natural born storyteller.
Why is that? Because when you’re in a friendly setting, you can be yourself, and you’ll use really direct language (no jargon) to make sure what you say is engaging.
These experiences show that we all have that innate sense of what makes a good story, but we tend to forget that a great presentation is simply a great story and we can also at times struggle to express our natural and true self.
As a WorkLife Learning Practitioner and Writer, I know the importance of serving people’s preferred learning style. Some people like the bigger picture — quotes allow that. Other people like more detail — the chapter introductions allow that.
I like the bigger picture, to begin with, then I like detail. So I like both.
What’s your preferred learning style?
Bigger picture, more detail, or both?
First shared in my book: Your WorkLife Your Way.