Annette Simmons is inspirational about the power of story. I was reading the book as a ministry leader, rather than as a professional speaker. It reminded me of. The Story Factor. Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion. through the Art of Story telling. by Annette Simmons. (Notes by Gary Tomlinson). Preface: What’s your. 19 Feb and persuasion through the art of storytelling by Annette Simmons.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. When I picked up the book again recently to write this review, I was delighted to reacquaint myself with several stories that I have since adopted into my own speaking repertoire. Finally, a comprehensive guide to financial technology!

Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Telling a meaningful story means inspiring your listeners If you are familiar with the movie Inception then you know the line “What is the most resilient parasite?

Stories allow people to change their own minds — Story pulls people rather than pushes them. I think the rest of the explanation was something like ‘due to market forces,’ etc. Notify me of new comments via email.

This can improve your ability to: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. It is dis-ordered, complex, dynamic and contradictory. This skill is powerful.


As Annette best tells it: You must connect before you convince. Learn how to change your behavior with mini habits, and you’ll never diet again. Stories were the cultural foundation for many years. When Parable found her, she was huddled in a corner shivering and hungry. Annette is surprisingly honest, ferrets out hidden opportunities, joyfully takes risks and tells a good story.

Their story is more powerful than the facts. Two years of observations have convinced me that these types of stories have universal appeal. In this hyper-competitive, techno-centric, and results-oriented environment it is easy to forget that all organizations are social systems and that work is personal—learning to tap into the personal element through story gives you a key to the social system. Annette started with a business degree from Louisiana State University thdspent ten ye Annette Simmons is a vibrant keynote speaker, consultant and author of four books: This site uses cookies.

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Storytelling Book Review: The Story Factor (Annette Simmons)

Subscribe – It’s Free! We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Not the trendy corporate marketing interpretation, but a story about human interaction, really listening and transferring knowledge and insights through story. Magic of Impromptu Speaking is a comprehensive, step-by-step system for creating highly effective speeches in under ztory seconds.

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The Story Factor

Share your thoughts with other customers. A great story gets replayed time and again within our heads and then gets retold to others. Made to Stick Book Review: Annette Simmons lays out the storytelling agenda in clear, simple steps. Thank You for Arguing Jay Heinrichs. Who Should Read It Established speakers ready to take the next step professionally and new speakers who are curious about the possibilities.


They did not rely on a litany of facts to convince but used story instead. The Story Factor Annette Simmons http: No specific techniques or tips that could improve my skills as a storyteller. Apr 02, Mahipal Lunia rated stiry liked it. Often in meetings there is a stalemate situation with both sides not budging. annnette

Book Review: The Story Factor (Annette Simmons)

fwctor Story telling operates as a litmus test of accountability that simultaneously inspires and reminds us to stay true to our values.

One theory about why this works is that if I trust you enough to show you my flaws, you can trust me enough to show me yours. The main reason for this deficiency is that story as a form defies “rules” and “models.

My favorite from the book was “The man who beats his horse will soon be walking.