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Storytelling for business: An introduction

Authors: Aina Borras and Álex Gargallo

We have recently attended a fascinating workshop on storytelling at General Assembly called: “Storytelling for entrepreneurs: Presentation to elevator pitches… 716 more words

The Line Between

"Trust me, no one will ever complain if you delete a few PowerPoint slides from your presentation and tell a story instead.” - Annette Simmons

Somewhere along the way, PowerPoint got declared the standard in business communication.  It a powerful tool but it is still a pretty small box.  PowerPoint dictates how you tell your story if you let it.   99 more words

Funding Pitch

Six Stories You Need to Know How To Tell

A sample from Annette Simmons’ book, Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins. Register here for the workshop in Sydney on 5 June 2014.

Annette Simmons talks about storytelling as a philosophy - for better business

Annette explains: Storytelling is more than a marketing tool, a research method for user design, or a communication strategy….When you understand story you learn to see emotions as the result of an underlying story. 57 more words

Family Wants Simmons Will Sealed

DALLAS (AP) – The wife of recently deceased Texas billionaire Harold Simmons wants his will sealed by a Dallas court.

Attorneys for Annette Simmons are expected to argue Wednesday before a Dallas County probate judge to have the will’s contents blocked from public view. 197 more words

News

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 167) - Annette Simmons

“People don’t want more information. They are up to their eyeballs in information. They want faith—faith in you, your goals, your success, in the story you tell. 131 more words

Public Speaking