The Story Factor Podcast with Annette Simmons
By Annette Simmons
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Story is the oldest form of influence in human history. So what stories are YOU telling? Annette Simmons, author of "The Story Factor," helps you inspire, influence and persuade with the art of storytelling.
||Episode #17 – Capturing Wisdom with Storyteling||Madelyn Blair’s company name Pelerei represents two root words that mean “lifting people up.” She made up the name as a hidden reminder of who she is and why she is here. Learn more about Madelyn’s books: Riding the Current and Essays in Two V||4/2/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #16 – Narrative Intelligence – thoughts from Madelyn Blair||The best part of this podcast may be when Madelyn’s husband shows up and gives her a bouquet of red roses for their 40th anniversary! But the rest of it is pretty good too. This week’s conversation begins as Madelyn Blair (www.pelerei.com) describes||2/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #15 – More Moth Secrets from Lea Thau||Lea Thau, creative director of TheMoth.org for a decade (2001-2010), Lea teaches business people not so much how to tell personal stories, but how to use the principles of storytelling to shape strategy, to roll out new initiatives, or frame business p||2/4/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #14 – Secrets from the MOTH!||Lea Thau was creative director of TheMoth.org for a decade (2001-2010), developing the format and process that has become one of the most popular storytelling organizations in the world. From the beginning, Lea favored the idea of sticking to true stori||1/22/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #13 – "Every guitar has a story."||And most guitars have more than one story… Guitars are known by the stories of those who loved them and the music they created. When Ian opened his guitar shop, he didn’t so much sell guitars as tell their stories. Ian Rhodes not only found h||1/17/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #12 – Jim Signorelli Interview cont'd.||“The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing; it feels like a story.” – Jim Signorelli Jim believes that the best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing; it feels like a story. Have a look at Jim’s agency website at esw-storylab.com he pract||1/8/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #11 – Jim Signorelli on Story Branding and Archetypes||Happy 2014!! One of the best interviews yet!! Jim Signorelli on Storybranding and Archetypes Jim Signorelli approaches story using a tried and true process. “We want to look for joiners rather than buyers.” After gathering the back story and||1/1/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #9 – Jane Praeger: The Role of Personal Stories at Work||Episode 009 Personal Storytelling in Business Jane thinks there is definately a role for personal storytelling in business. The best application is when you can turn a case study into a case story by making it more personal…making it about the people. S||12/18/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #8 – Jane Praeger: Story and Suspense for Business Presentations||Using Personal Stories and Adding Suspense to your Storytelling Jane Praeger’s thirteen years of documentary filmmaking helps her coach executives and improve their presentations. She says, “I realized I could bring all I learned about narrative, them||12/11/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
Funny and real!
I like listening to Annette -- she's funny and honest! This is a great show for anyone who's interested in exploring how the stories we tell, and the way we tell them, make such a difference in our work and our lives. Keep the episodes coming!!!