Consider the professional value of storytelling as part of your professional development strategy.
Storytelling is a soft skill with great power in today’s rapidly changing technological environments. Since the beginning of time, stories connect people, values, history and information. How do you use story to communicate to people who may not solve problems the same way you do?
I offer these six blog posts on the professional value of storytelling for you today.
Many of the professionals I work with and speak to are frustrated. They feel undervalued in their organizations and misunderstood by their clients. Yet, they are stuck, spinning their wheels in professional habits and behaviors which often are perpetuated by their professional disciplines.
What’s the saying? “It’s hard to read the label when you are inside the bottle.”
Consider the overall relevance and importance of these six professional value of storytelling blog posts. Then, take action. Reading the posts does not translate into being able to rewire your professional DNA to be a more effective communicator and storyteller. Click on one of the links at the end of this post, contact me, and let’s start storytelling, together, so you can get to where you need to go.
Why Your Professional Speak creates Biased Listeners
Are You taking Risks to create a Professionally Credible Story?
Professional Communication Soft Skills are more than Talk
Why Professional Communication is impeded by Your Bias
Why Half of Meeting Attendees do not understand What You Are Saying
Relying on Job Titles for Your Professional Development Trajectory
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Babette Ten Haken | Change Catalyst | Purpose-Driven Professional Innovation | Cross-Functional Team Leadership | Trust-Based Client Retention | In Person & Virtual Speaker, Consultant, Coach, Author |
Babette Ten Haken, Founder & President of One Millimeter Mindset™ Speaking & Consulting, catalyzes trust-based, purpose-driven, cross-functional leadership. She leverages Voice of the Customer and storytelling to translate across communication and collaboration disconnects impacting successful business outcomes across people and professional disciplines. Babette is a cross-functional business-oriented STEM professional, qualitative Voice of the Customer facilitator, and Six Sigma Green Belt (Quality). She is a member of the ASQ, SHRM, PMI, the National Speakers Association and holds degrees from Washington University MO and University College London UK. Her playbook of cross-functional collaboration, Do YOU Mean Business? is available on Amazon.com. Contact Babette here. Image source: Adobe Stock.