How To Power Your Point Without PowerPoint
The best leaders, speakers, sales people and trainers are great storytellers. Patricia Fripp, the first female President of the National Speakers Association said, “There are two ways to connect to your audience; intellectually and emotionally. You don’t have to connect emotionally unless you want to be remembered.” Daniel D. Matthews will share how to find stories and the five critical storytelling elements that will allow you to Power Your Point without PowerPoint.
- How to find stories that linger for a lifetime by looking at every day life experiences
- How to tell it to sell it using the five critical components of every great story
- How to create stories that resonate with your audience using the two storytelling flows
Daniel D. Matthews is the owner of Continue 2 Improve, a consulting company dedicated to working with leaders to “Step Up” to the challenges of leadership, “Stand Out” amongst their peers and “Inspire Action” in their staff. His clients include Mercedes Benz, 3M, Smith & Nephew, Sherwin Williams, Toyota, The University of Tennessee, and Delta Faucet, to name a few. He is a professional Speech and Storytelling Coach, working with executives, entrepreneurs, Toastmasters, and TEDx speakers from around the world. In 2012 he rose to the top one percent of Toastmasters as a semifinalist in the World Championship of Public Speaking.
Daniel is the author of “The A3 Workbook: Unlock Your Problem Solving Mind” and “SPEAR Your Fear: Five Simple Steps to Retrain Your Brain for Success.” He graduated summa cum laude from Indiana Wesleyan University, where he is a two-time recipient of “The Outstanding Professional” award. He is a Distinguished Toastmaster and the President of the Kentucky Chapter of the National Speakers Association.
DATE: THURSDAY, JULY 14
TIME: 5 PM to 6:30 PM
LOCATION: LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, Eastside Branch, 3000 Blake James Drive, Lexington, KY 40509
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