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Entries Tagged as 'Engagement'

Bringing Data to Life: Visual Storytelling

April 27th, 2011 · Comments Off on Bringing Data to Life: Visual Storytelling

A friend sent me a link to this video and I thought it was a great example of bringing data to life. Numbers alone can put your audience to sleep, but using elements of effective storytelling, along with some great visuals, can help you engage your audience in the context and meaning behind the numbers. Enjoy!

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Tags: Communication · Engagement · Experience

Who I Am Stories

January 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Who I Am Stories

A Who I Am story helps the teller to build trust and credibility with her audience by sharing a story or experience that provides an insight to her listeners of the kind of person she really is. In the 2008 United States presidential campaigns, both presidential and vice-presidential candidates spent a significant amount of time […]

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Tags: Communication · Engagement · Leadership · Story & Narrative

A Sixth Conversation Strategy to Add to Your Talking Toolbox

November 1st, 2009 · Comments Off on A Sixth Conversation Strategy to Add to Your Talking Toolbox

Last week, I mentioned five powerful conversation strategies that you could use to improve the quality of communication in your work and life. However, I neglected to mention a very important one – the conversation strategy that you need when the stakes are high, when emotions may run high, when you may not know quite […]

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Tags: Change · Communication · Engagement · Strategies