From Branding to Bonding

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From Branding to Bonding

  1. 1. DrAmitNagpal Chief Inspirational Storyteller AL Services From Branding, the journey to Bonding, the destination –A storyshop
  2. 2. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) Branding to Bonding
  3. 3. THE STEPS Enlarge as a Collaborator Excel as a Communicator Evolve into a Story Narrator From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding
  4. 4. IT STARTS WITH STORIES, ENDS WITH A STORYFrom Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  5. 5. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) Personal Brand vs Business Brand •How old is your Personal Brand? •How old is your business brand?
  6. 6. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) Branding to Bonding
  7. 7. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) The Agenda •The paradox of branding •Personal Branding on social media-The Starting Point •Understanding our audience and its psychology •Enlarge as a collaborator, Excel as a communicator, Evolve into a story narrator •"From Branding to 'Bonding'"-The Journey •From deeper wisdom to deeper connection with customers •Holding your hand in the storytelling journey-The mentor •Key takeaways •-How to create powerful audience centric content •-Understanding the branding process and its paradoxes •-How to create inspiring stories •-How to form emotional bonds with prospects and clients
  8. 8. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) What actually builds your brand? What rather builds a brand is:- •Mindful content, •Passionate engagement •Soulful collaboration. •Perception enhancementover a period of time, sharing our achievements as inspiring stories. •Our actions •Consolidating our successesat one place. •Deep passion for our domain •Infectious enthusiasm in our speech •The joy in our personality.
  9. 9. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) Enlarge as a Collaborator •Share knowledge and skills •Appreciate others •Express higher emotions •Create a network of positive people •Remember social media is a glasshouse •Walk the Talk and Talk the Talk
  10. 10. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) Excel as a Communicator •Cultural Sensitivity (Japanese looking into eyes) •Gender Neutral (Chairman) •Political correctness (meager salary of maid) •Avoid stereotyping •Avoid judgmental (should) . Leave scope with phrases like may be •Sharing your post with “Do you agree?”-Not imposing views, inviting counter views
  11. 11. •Proverbs & Idioms •Quotations •Anecdotes •Stories •Energy •Higher emotions •Inspirational •Sculpting Excellence in writing skills From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  12. 12. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) Evolve into a Story Narrator •How storytelling works? •Is human brain wired for story? •Ad agencies have always used storytelling •Social media has democratized storytelling •Stories inspire action and also connect emotionally and build reputation.
  13. 13. Storytelling is a sequence of events shared in a narrative format (simple narrative, dialogue based narrative, scenario based narrative) •One liner stories •Anecdotes •Stories •Autobiography/Biography Introduction to Storytelling From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  14. 14. Great stories :- •form an emotional connect •make you feel that you know the person •are unpredictable and have interestig twists and turns •are about heroism and positive endings •inspire action •demonstrate passsion and persistence of the hero •have heroes who win against odds •balance drama vs sincerity •Touch your heart and soul The Art of Storytelling From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  15. 15. •Blog •PPT •Photo albums •Podcasts •Infographics •eBooks •Video Digital Storytelling Formats From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  16. 16. A) Storytelling is the most powerful tool for brand building, be it personal branding or organisation branding. B) Best tool for brand storytelling is “Inspirational Storytelling” •Provide role models •High energy words •Wear the readers shoes •Ask readers to take action •Victory against odds •Even visuals inspire C) The Art of Perception Enhancement Brand Storytelling / Brand Journalism From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  17. 17. •Visibility •Credibility •Profitability Understanding Digital Marketing from writer’s perspectiveFrom Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  18. 18. 4C approach •Connect •Converse •Collaborate •Convert Understanding Digital Marketing from writer’s perspectiveFrom Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  19. 19. AIDA Model (sales oriented content) •Awareness •Interest •Desire •Action Understanding Digital Marketing from writer’s perspectiveFrom Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination)
  20. 20. THE STEPS From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding
  21. 21. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding •The comfort, the depth, the emotional connect and understanding in a relationship creates a bond •A bond can never be purely logical, it needs to have an emotional element. •Exchanging visiting cards is called 'Networking.' Exchanging our very humanity is called 'Bonding.'
  22. 22. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding •“If you take care of small things, big things will take care of themselves” •Bonding requires attention and intention in each and every act, the way you answer the email, the way you make a phone call, the way you greet, each small act begins to count. •Starting an email
  23. 23. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding •Bonding with Influencers (CXOs, senior professionals) •“Show through your actions that you respect their work, business, time, and privacy” –Jeff Bullas •“Let your handshake be a greater bond than any written contract.” Steve Maraboli
  24. 24. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding •Best relationships happen when there is no agenda and no hurry.
  25. 25. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding •And based on our experience,we at ALS decided to do the hand-holding of our clients from ‘Branding’ (the journey) to ‘Bonding’ (the destination). •And since then, we have been bonding with our clients and helping them bond with their clients, happily thereafter.
  26. 26. AND THEY BONDED HAPPILY THEREAFTER (INSPIRATION –THE Rajayoga) From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) When MsLove came, MrFear packed his bags out of fear. When MrGratitude came, MsCrib packed & left cribbing. When MrFaith came, MrDoubt was left suffocated, out of self-doubt. When MsLight came, MsDarkness herself began to grope in the dark. And Love & Gratitude, Faith & Light, lived and bonded happily thereafter.
  27. 27. From Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) From Branding to Bonding
  28. 28. THANK YOUFrom Branding(the Journey) to Bonding(the destination) www.alservices.in

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