Why Stories at Work?
Storytelling is the number one way to connect with staff, customers and the community. Stories at Work brings out your best stories and gives people meaning in their lives, which raises engagement and productivity.
Stories connect with the heart and the head and is the key way to embed your organization’s Mission, Vision, Purpose, Strategy and Values. Organizational storytelling makes abstract concepts like your culture, real. It gives leaders a fresh, new way to be able to communicate effectively to their people and clients.
Stories at Work has been road tested for over 20 years and is a proven dynamic process that gives people a way to really belong to something bigger than themselves – your organization.
When leaders communicate more effectively this results in their people being more engaged, giving more discretionary effort and being more productive. This results is an improved bottom line so the return of investment on organizational storytelling is massive for everyone.
Stories at Work is important as you need to:
Improve your organization’s culture
Align people to and embed the Mission, Vision, Purpose
Bring the Values of the organization to life
Make the Strategy real in people’s mind so they can implement it
Improve leaders’ overall communication and presentation skills
Sell ideas internally within the organization
Create a knowledge share environment and break down silos
Refine team cohesion after a restructure