Business storyteller, author, and leadership speaker Paul Smith explains the 'art and the science' behind leadership storytelling, a skill all HR Leaders can and should develop to successfully influence others. In this episode, Paul shares ten important stories that all leaders need to be able to tell, followed by two that HR leaders, in particular, need to have at their disposal. Paul explains the key elements of a successful story and eight questions each story should answer. He concludes with examples. Learn how to tell stories and serve your organization by coaching your leaders to uncover stories for internal stakeholders and external customers.
Paul Smith is one of the world’s leading experts on organizational storytelling and one of Inc Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018 He’s the bestselling author of several books, including Lead with a Story, Sell with a Story and Parenting with a Story and a 20-year former executive at Procter Gamble His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal Time Forbes and Fast Company among others.