How to Become a Masterful Storyteller
Why is storytelling become such a hot topic these days? Because it turns out that "facts and figures" don't change hearts and minds or behavior on their own. You need to mix in compelling, emotionally engaging storytelling if you want to successfully help grow active, sustainable, mindful mobility.
And guess what? It's not just the story of your own, or your organization's successes that move people. No, it's the story of your struggles and overcoming that will.
On this page you'll find all kinds of free and low cost tools to become a more gifted and masterful storyteller.
Not sure where to begin? Our DIY storytelling kit "Finding the Heart of Your Story" is a great place for just $10!
Why Not You?
Here it is in a short sweet nutshell: We need you. We need your voice, your unique story, your passion to make our streets safer, healthier and more economically vibrant. And we need you to tell this story of yours in as compelling a way as possible...
Finding the Heart of Your Story
To inspire others to become engaged with your work and your brand you've got to be very clear on why you're doing what you're doing. Here's how!
Why Storytelling Matters
Numerous reports in the past decade have proven what great storytellers have known since ancient times – the human brain is wired for story. It’s how we best make sense of the world around us. Melissa delves into why.
Storytelling for Media Placement
A new map and new approach is needed. It's no longer just the case of writing a press release, it's time to weave storytelling into your media outreach strategy. Here's how!
The Keys to Masterful Storytelling
There are 4 key things all great stories do, and 7 key steps you can take right now to become a more masterful storyteller personally, and a more compelling story as a brand.
Storytelling for Compelling Presentations
This pdf of Melissa's powerpoint presentation from the 2017 National Bike Summit includes:
- The science behind storytelling
- 10 keys to crafting engaging stories
- 5 ways to put power into your powerpoints
- 11 steps to memorable presentations
Click here to download.
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