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Featured Panelists Spotlight: The Art of Persuasive Storytelling
May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
What is the Featured Panelists Spotlight?
Our Featured Panelists Spotlight will be held every first Wednesday of each month. During the Featured Panelists Spotlight, we invite guest panelists to share their experiences, insights, tips and strategies that they have found to be effective in their professional or personal lives when tackling the featured topic for the month.
May Featured Topic – The Art of Persuasive Storytelling
Storytelling can be an essential tool for many reasons – it can be used to make yourself or your brand more relatable to the audience, to help close a deal, to help people to understand your point of view or even to impress others with your experience. Storytelling is about conveying key information in a way that helps others to remember that information and to convince them of what needs to be done.
The art of persuasive storytelling is a communication tactic to make the information you are trying to convey more appealing to your audience on an emotional level, with the goal of connecting to what the audience values.
Our panelists will discuss insights on how you can be an effective storyteller that will get and keep your audience’s attention, iterate your vision and values, enhance your credibility, and help others to understand and remember your message. They will also discuss ways to avoid storytelling that can backfire on us.
We are all born storytellers but like any skill, the art of storytelling will only improve with practice. Become a better and more persuasive storyteller with these tips from our panelists.
Communication consultant, presentation coach, and creative Christina Brennan builds connections and facilitates experiences for multi-hyphenates and solopreneurs. She just wants to see everyone make it! So, she teaches the communication skills necessary to build new systems where everyone can make it. Christina has worked with startups, SMBs, and enterprise clients in PR, advertising, marketing, sales, and journalism and has a bachelor’s in Communication with a Business minor from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Landing the message was the common thread, so now she teaches creative entrepreneurs how to develop messaging that resonates with their aligned audiences. She’s coached nearly 200 startup founders and entrepreneurs, helping dozens win competitions and created the framework for Founder’s Live’s pitch coaching. Start learning from Christina on LinkedIn or Instagram. Access her content library on Patreon and email her at email@example.com to learn more about her signature offers in 2022 – the monthly Creative Entrepreneur Circle and Get Your Story Straight bootcamps.
Amanda Peacock is Business Partner Channel Manager – Cisco for eGain Corporation. Amanda welcomes new connections, partnerships and discussions, and she is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment where diversity in people and ideas are celebrated and valued. She is passionate about B2B sales, customer success, brand awareness, and client engagement. She has established high-value client relationships which led to sustained revenue growth and superior brand recognition. She makes an impact and contribute value to high functioning team through achieve business strategies and elevating client satisfaction. Prior to joining eGain, Amanda held the positions of Systems Business Partner Sales Leader and Client Account Manager for a number of years and has a number of certifications from IBM in relation to the sales journey. She is also a mentor at New Leaf Mentor Program, NY, a program to support people choosing the vegan lifestyle. Amanda can be reached at Linkedin or at New Leaf Mentor Program.
Location/ Date & Time
Online via Zoom only:
*****Zoom link will be provided in the RSVP confirmation email*******
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Time: 12pm – 1:00pmPT/1pm-2pmMT/2pm-3pmCT/3pm-4pmET
Who Can Attend & Fee
Public Event – Open to all members and non-members of The Koa Club