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Leader Readycast- NPLI Podcast at Harvard University

Leader Readycast- NPLI Podcast at Harvard University

Leader Readycast is a monthly podcast featuring real-world lessons, best practices, and action-oriented insights for the “You’re It” moments when you are called to lead. The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI), is a joint program of the Harvard T.H....

Sense-based storytelling

Sense-based storytelling

In a meeting where attention-spans may be short, you'll be looking for a story that quickly grabs your audience's attention, and leaves a strong impression. Ideally, your listeners would feel what you want them to feel (and be inspired to do what you want them to do!)...

Resolve Workplace Conflict

Murray Nossel, Ph.D., on listening, storytelling, and workplace conflict Found in almost any social situation, whether work or community, misunderstanding in communication can often lead to harsher exchanges of words and strong emotions, if not outright conflict. At...

Brand Storytelling: Make It Personal

Brand Storytelling: Make It Personal

Consistency or Variety?   In the world of branding, there is an adage: keep it consistent. Use the same words, phrases, and images in order to imprint them deeply into the consciousness of your customers and stand out in the market. Americans may be at least...

The AIDS Day Story

 An individual's origin story defines who they are and why they do what they do. True also for an organization, which may begin with an individual's origin story and later develop its own. In a way no prose can ever do, origin stories create the picture of the...

Don’t forget to connect with your customer

Don’t forget to connect with your customer

Listening and storytelling in sales has proven power to create connection   One aspect of human behavior that hasn't changed through the distinct technological and informational revolutions of the late 20th and early 21st centuries is the desire for connection....

The Power of Personal Storytelling is Connection

The Power of Personal Storytelling is Connection

At Narativ our approach to communication centers around personal storytelling. Personal storytelling is the ideal type of storytelling when your goal is to forge a stronger connection between listeners and teller. Some storytelling aims to explain strategy or...

New York Habitat Case Study

New York Habitat Case Study

Businesses can use stories to get clients to better understand the company’s work, to connect employees to one another and to management, and to give a voice to those who don’t otherwise have one. — Entrepreneur Narativ's work with New York Habitat demonstrated that...

Learn to tell your origin story

Learn to tell your origin story

We all have one. The story of that great idea.   That moment of inspiration. That collective group wisdom. These origin stories capture the fiber of our approach to life or our company's mission. When it comes to business storytelling, we can say that an origin...