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Office of the Chief Operating Officer
1Jennifer M. Webster
At the end of this course, you should be able to:
 Learn how to create a powerful and compelling case
for a variety of si...
3Jennifer M. Webster
 http://www.npr.org/templates/player/mediaP
layer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=458
3249&m=4585427
4Jennifer M. Webst...
 List below some of the compelling cases or
stories you tell most often.
 List below some of the compelling cases or
sto...
Jennifer M. Webster 6
7Jennifer M. Webster
 Storytelling is an interactive performance art
form.
 Storytelling is, by design, a co-creative process.
 Storytelling...
 First-Person
Narration
 Dear Diary
 Frametale
 Dialogue
 Interview
 Television or
Theater Script
 Poetry / Ballad
...
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 A Map is just like an outline to a paper – it
starts to “frame” the story and gets the
energy and information captured
...
 Once upon a time
 And every day
 And then one day
 Because of that
 Because of that
 Until finally
 From that day ...
 Now – stories of
fact…captures the current
reality of aligned behaviors
 Now – stories of
contradiction…reveals
inconsi...
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZlXWp6
vFdE
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1. Passive
2. Assertive
3. Aggressive
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Direct
Spirited
Considerate
Systematic
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1. What is my most preferred style of
communication?
2. What are my strengths as a communicator?
3. What are some areas fo...
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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-
QZ79GZMZZ4
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 Choose a theme
 Decide on what elements convey the theme
 Create a feeling of movement or “something
happening”
 Shar...
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i68a6M5F
FBc
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22Jennifer M. Webster
 Take a few minutes to identify 2-3
actions you will implement based on
what we have discussed today.
23Jennifer M. Webst...
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  1. 1. Office of the Chief Operating Officer 1Jennifer M. Webster
  2. 2. At the end of this course, you should be able to:  Learn how to create a powerful and compelling case for a variety of situations.  Effectively analyze any level of data and make a compelling case based on what the data is telling you.  Identify your communication style and be able to adjust for your audience.  Identify types of visual aids to enhance your case.  Learn how to effectively document your compelling case. 2Jennifer M. Webster
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  4. 4.  http://www.npr.org/templates/player/mediaP layer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=458 3249&m=4585427 4Jennifer M. Webster
  5. 5.  List below some of the compelling cases or stories you tell most often.  List below some of the compelling cases or stories that are frequently told by a friend or partner.  What do you do (or does your friend or partner do) specifically to engage your audience as you are telling sharing your compelling cases or stories? 5Jennifer M. Webster
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  8. 8.  Storytelling is an interactive performance art form.  Storytelling is, by design, a co-creative process.  Storytelling is, by its nature, personal, interpretive, and uniquely human.  Storytelling is a process, a medium for sharing, interpreting, offering the content and meaning of a story to an audience. 8Jennifer M. Webster
  9. 9.  First-Person Narration  Dear Diary  Frametale  Dialogue  Interview  Television or Theater Script  Poetry / Ballad  Dialect  Modernization / Change Setting  The “Twist"  Sequel / Prequel 9Jennifer M. Webster
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  11. 11.  A Map is just like an outline to a paper – it starts to “frame” the story and gets the energy and information captured  Narrow your focus and strategy  Review the story telling steps  Pick at least one of the storytelling techniques  Present your story back to everyone 11Jennifer M. Webster
  12. 12.  Once upon a time  And every day  And then one day  Because of that  Because of that  Until finally  From that day forward… 12Jennifer M. Webster
  13. 13.  Now – stories of fact…captures the current reality of aligned behaviors  Now – stories of contradiction…reveals inconsistencies and failings  Future – stories of possibility and the revolution…imagines new ideas, actions, changes, bo th big and small (ask what if…)  Future – stories of anxiety…reveals fears and worries 13Jennifer M. Webster
  14. 14.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZlXWp6 vFdE 14Jennifer M. Webster
  15. 15. 1. Passive 2. Assertive 3. Aggressive 15Jennifer M. Webster
  16. 16. Direct Spirited Considerate Systematic 16Jennifer M. Webster
  17. 17. 1. What is my most preferred style of communication? 2. What are my strengths as a communicator? 3. What are some areas for development? 4. What should I be careful about as I present to others based on my style? 5. What will I specifically do to make sure I am better matching my communication style with the audience I am communicating to? 17Jennifer M. Webster
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  19. 19.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- QZ79GZMZZ4 19Jennifer M. Webster
  20. 20.  Choose a theme  Decide on what elements convey the theme  Create a feeling of movement or “something happening”  Share the story in whatever way feels right to you  Recognize that learning storytelling techniques and developing your skill – whether in visual storytelling or some other form of storytelling – is a journey 20Jennifer M. Webster
  21. 21.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i68a6M5F FBc 21Jennifer M. Webster
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  23. 23.  Take a few minutes to identify 2-3 actions you will implement based on what we have discussed today. 23Jennifer M. Webster
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