Author: IC

 

What did you like most about the workshop ? 
# From introduction of the concept, the flow, actionable techniques, the way IC conducted the workshop were excellent.

# The use of stories to deliver the point being made. Timeliness

# Experiential & convincing through practice , Methodical approach to the abstract

# Details about the structure of an oral story. Also how to use it in a business content

# The techniques, the reading materials, the exercises

# The science behind what seemed an art was most interesting for me

# Tool to deliver a message powerfully

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What did you like most about the workshop ?

 

 

# The flow & sequence of the topics. Each had a connect and every time i was able to relate and be aware of the program

# Influence story telling pattern because it requires lot for me

# The interaction between the facilitator & participant was seamless.  Got to learn a lot or how to make my storytelling skills in a scientific manner

# Presentation – It included applicable videos & examples

# That it was a revelation that storytelling can be used as a leadership tool

 

A few weeks ago, I was asked by someone in a large media house looking at commissioning a storytelling project, “What would be the ROI?” Even though I had in my own mind anticipated such a question over many projects I had done, I don’t think I was necessarily prepared with a convincing answer. I asked instead, “How do you, in your organisation calculate the ROI of, say, a strategy workshop, of an annual conference or indeed any exercise involving human beings and several other variables?” I went on to say that we do identify impact measures like perception change, change in engagement levels, etc., but I had no clue about how to quantify them in rupees crore.

But today I have an answer. Actually two answers. One is Euro 17 per word and the other is 28.06. And I promise you, I didn’t pull those number out of a hat.

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“A free online gobbledygook generator for writing strategy document! Really?” This was my reaction when a friend told me about this online utility. Is this where all the consultants get those words which I always thought were safely guarded in vaults at big consulting company head offices?

“It’s time that we became uber-efficient with our holistic relative capability” was one such random line generated when I tried. Wow! I am now well on my way to becoming a hot shot management consultant.
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What did you like most about the workshop  ? Why ?

  • Well spaced and the presenter kept alive the group
  • Applicability. Easy to grasp & how it can impact my life
  • Use of practical exercises. Good quality slides. Lucid and clear explanation by Indranil
  • Interesting topic & interactive
  • Quality of content

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What did you like most about the workshop ? 
# Highly relevant to our jobs & structures help

# Tangible, easy tips to follow & practice

# Very Interactive

# Examples, structure, baby steps of learning, audience participation

# The 4 storytelling pathways framework

# How to create and deliver presentation with storytelling

# The overall structure was very engaging. It drove home the point of effectiveness of stories very very well.

Continuing, from the earlier blog, on our quest to increase sales by at least 20% by using the power of stories, we will discuss the remaining part of the sales process, and how and what kind of stories we can use to increase our impact.Continue Reading..