Influence

This Often Misused and Overused Storytelling Tactic May Just Kill Your Credibility!

This Often Misused and Overused Storytelling Tactic May Just Kill Your Credibility!

Two weeks ago, I was conducting a small group communication skills coaching for a Venture Capital Firm. I was sharing about the power of storytelling to inspire, when the director, who’s been seated quietly with his arms folded spoke up.

"I've heard this done by so many speakers and trainers, the Zero to Hero, the Rags to Riches story. It's cliché and not relevant to business."