David Hutchens interview -- "Telling Stories and Making Meaning"
September 03, 2015
CLICK HERE to access the 57 minute audio recording (mp3).
If you’re a leader, you’re the narrator. Today, more and more organizations are recognizing the power of narrative and story as a core leadership discipline.
Are you building a brand? Tell a story. Speeding the change process? Tell a story. Are you looking for powerful ways to preserve your culture, archive knowledge, and engage your people and your marketplace? Tell a story!
Storytelling is the engagement secret of great leaders.
In this fun TeleSeminar, bestselling business author David Hutchens will introduce you to the fast-growing body of theory around organizational narrative. You will learn how organizations are using narrative to more purposefully create meaning and engagement with their many stakeholder groups; and you will explore ways that stories can be presented as collaborative tools that generate learning and shared meaning.
Then, you’ll be ready to start identifying the narrative assets that define your leadership and your organization.
About the Presenter
David Hutchens is an author, business writer and learning designer who creates communication solutions for The Coca-Cola Company, Wal-Mart, IBM, GE, Nike, Bank of America, and others. He served as chairman of Storytelling in Organizations, a special interest group of the globally renowned National Storytelling Network.
He speaks to organizations and leadership teams all around the world on the topic of storytelling as an organizational capacity. His new book is “Circle of the 9 Muses: A Storytelling Field Guide for Innovators and Meaning Makers,” Wiley & Sons 2015
He is creator of the Learning Fables -- a book series that uses narrative and metaphor to illustrate principles of organizational learning. With titles that include "Outlearning the Wolves" and "Shadows of the Neanderthal," the popular business fables have have sold more than a quarter-million copies in over a dozen languages.
He is author of the book "A Slice of Trust: The Leadership Secret with the Hot & Fruity Filling,” which features a foreword by Stephen M.R. Covey.
In partnership with The Conference Board, he is creator and lead facilitator of The Team USA Leadership Experience, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado springs; and he also facilitates The Apollo Leadership Experience at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
A nationally recognized developer of innovative learning products, David's work has been recognized with distinctions such as Training & Development's "Training Product of the Year" award; ASTD's prestigious "Excellence in Practice" award; Brandon Hall Gold award, and more. David's newest product is "GO Team: Powering Teams to Perform," a just-in-time team training resource. GO Team's library of 18 team-related topics allows you to build your own learning agenda tailored to your team's needs.
This TeleSeminar is for you if:
- You're a leader
- You want to learn how to use narrative to create deeper meaning on your team
- You want to more fully engage your team members
Ask your questions and get answers in this live interview!
"Telling Stories and Making Meaning"
Thursday September 10, 2015
Starts at 1 pm Eastern (NY City time zone) and runs 55 minutes
David Hutchens, author of "Circle of the 9 Muses"
Tom Heck, President & Founder of the IATF
This event is FREE.
No need to register. Simply call 828-380-4393 (no "pin" needed). We'll also be live on the web at www.uberconference.com/tomheck
NOTE: There is a 100 person limit to this event.
PHONE / How To Participate
This will be an interactive interview. You'll get to ask David Hutchens questions via a chat window and via audio!
At the time listed above, simply call:
Phone: 828-380-4393 (no "pin" needed)
or join via the web from anywhere in the world: www.uberconference.com/tomheck
CLICK HERE to access the audio recording (mp3).