Video Blog: Tell a story to land your point

Recently, I coached an executive who shared a great example of business storytelling, as an alternative to getting bogged down in data speak. I now share it so you keep using SHARPs (Stories, Humor, Analogies, References & Quotes, Pictures & Visuals) to drive your points and lead others to action.

Enjoy! Please let me know your thoughts in the comments and share your own stories.

These aren’t soft skills

Soft skills have a bad rep – they’re a nice-to-have, not a need-to-have. Things like time management, team work, problem solving, ability to take criticism, and of course, communications. Training for them is the first to get slashed from the budget, to get pushed back in the calendar, and if you … Continue reading