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Ample Cafe & Bar

129 Howard Street


North Melbourne, VIC 3051


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Learn why Story at Work will help you to communicate more compellingly to encourage your people to listen, remember, and act

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Good communication really matters.

Because it determines the quality of your relationships.

In turn, that reflects on how well you’re heard, acknowledged, or credited and whether your messages stick with those you want to listen, remember and act.

As skill you may be born with it, you may suck at it, but you can’t avoid its impact on your ability to do your work, whatever that is, to maximum effect.

Good communication also measures your success at capturing our scarcest human commodity —attention.

With the deluge of incoming information and hyper-connectivity, it is no surprise that we’ve lost our capacity for sustained attention.

To counter this, successful communication must be delivered with clarity of purpose, be relevant and succinct, defy expectations by providing an immersive experience and have a clear intention.

Hello story at work

Why are stories so powerful?

Scientific evidence proves we are programmed to listen and learn from them. It’s how we’ve survived. Now we can use stories to thrive. The research shows people exposed to emotional, character-driven stories recall the key messages years later.

This alone is the most compelling reason to tell the right stories to the right people.

The question is how do you make story work to dramatically improve your communication skills?

Introducing Story at Work

The Story at Work communication workshop is an intimate and interactive group workshop that gives you the tools to make you a compelling writer and storyteller to enrich your communication and presentation skills.

PART ONE: Working with story

You learn the context for telling their stories: why (their purpose), for whom, (their audience) intention, (their call to action) and their value (their unique knowledge and insights).

Then we work together to explore big concepts as a unique method to help you uncover and curate the hundreds of stories housed in your value.

You are also introduced to a clear presentation framework that enables you to structure and craft your written and spoken presentations.

PART TWO: Crafting story

We work with you on how to craft a compelling story, weave story into a talk, presentation, or pitch and develop convincing voice and delivery skills.

During the day, you'll tell stories about your work and its value to pack a powerful, purpose-driven message you can tailor for your customers and colleagues.

You’ll develop a repertoire of personal memes, cultural tales, and insights to use in your stories to influence, inspire, market ,and motivate.

You’ll also learn the most common communication traps and how to avoid them when telling your stories.

Join an intimate group of entrepreneurs and professionals for an unforgettable learning experience that will transform how you communicate and how your colleagues and clients hear you.

What others say about this training

My eyes have been opened to the under-recognised power of story to influence and excite. It has changed the way I communicate through all means, whether this be in patient interactions, teaching, presentations, social media or grant applications. Story power is a tool that can deeply enrich understanding and empower change; quite possibly my secret key to success!

Dr Ada Cheung, The University of Melbourne

Roger you make me feel like I’ve gone from prep to Year 12 in a day. [with Write Now!]

Misha Zaniewski, Marketing and Communications Manager Flinders University

It was a fantastically hands on workshop. I was blown away with how much progress can be made in such a short space of time with the right insights and coaching expertise, and Sandy has this in spades . . . she has a rare ability to inspire people.

Jacqueline King, iMove Australia

Sandy and Roger delivered an excellent day’s training. The content was varied, fun, always challenging and pitched perfectly for the audience. As the day evolved our students grew in confidence and skill. Sandy and Roger’s professional backgrounds lent a real weight to the content and their nurturing approach brought out the best in group.  We ended the day with a series of pitches that were both consummately professional and utterly engaging.

Jane Sewel, HEARing CRC

Sandy provides a wealth of information and transmits it in such a caring, articulate way. Her methods are easily understood and able to be adopted easily into your story telling tales.

Jo Kingwill, Marcomms Manager, Lardner Park

Sandy creates a wonderful environment that lets the stories flow out of you, even ones that you didn’t know were there. She shows you how to harness these stories and apply them to a purpose. A really great day that makes you more aware of your own capabilities.

Kimberley Henman, Victorian Farmers’ Federation

Sandy captured the hearts and minds of 1,500 people, shared a deeply profound message, and ended with a standing ovation any speaker would be proud of.

Jon Yeo, TEDx Melbourne convenor

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