You have a signature story that you become known for, to colleagues. How familiar are you, with the story your internal colleagues tell?
- How well-known is this story, throughout the workplace?
- Is the story a hero’s or heroine’s tale or a horror story?
Often, the signature story that you become known for, to colleagues, results from discipline-driven professional behaviors and biases.
During my speaking programs and coaching, you and I plug into the reality of how each workday is part of your ongoing professional story. From your perspective, you go to work, attend meetings, do your job the right way and head home. Yet, your colleagues tell a different story about you, one in which they feel intimidated, excluded, or marginalized.
What are the often unintentional, yet discipline-specific, root causes of these communication and collaboration disconnects?
Because, the workplace becomes full of people going to work, attending meetings, doing their jobs the right way and heading home. As a result, everyone is very busy, working full time, at half the capacity of what is possible.
When people connect through shared, co-created stories, everyone gets to where they need to go. Together. When you better serve one another, you better serve your clients.
Discover the ROI and client experience value of creating professionally diverse workplaces connected by story. I know no better way to bridge the communication gaps between job titles, pay grades, levels of education and generations. Contact me here to start your own story.
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Babette Ten Haken’s One Millimeter Mindset® Storytelling for STEM Professionals and Left Brain Thinkers Speaking Programs target purpose-driven professional success. Become more visible, relevant and valuable to your organization. Find out more about Babette’s professional story here. Babette is a member of SME, ASQ, SHRM and the National Speakers Association. Her playbook of communication hacks, Do YOU Mean Business? is available on Amazon.com. Babette’s speaker profile is on the espeakers platform. Contact Babette here.
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