Workshops & Trainings

"Captivating."

Danielle Mangiola

"Enlightening."

Daniela Zatloukalova

"Impressive and inspiring."

Audrey So

The range of business contexts to which story can be applied and leveraged is vast -- so here you'll find a sample menu of training topics to give you a sense of the possibilities and to pique your imagination around an engaging, fun and effective future training for your team or audience. 

Menu of Workshop Topics

 

*Starting at $997 USD. 

STORY FOUNDATION

  • This is Your Brain on Story: The Neuroscience, Psychology & Magic of Narrative

  • Transformative Storytelling: How to Tell Simple True Stories that Captivate, Engage & Inspire

FOUNDER / C.E.O

  • The Inception Story: How to Reveal the Human Behind the Business

  • I Speak From Experience: The 3 Personal Stories Every Leader Needs to Master

  • The Art of Un-Pitching: How to Deliver a 2-Way Pitch that Gets the YES

BRANDING

  • Winning the Story Wars: How to Craft a Compelling "Brand Story" for Your Organization

  • The Meta-Story: Turn Your Employees into Effective Brand Ambassadors

  • Your Inception Story: How to Communicate Your “Personal Brand”

PUBLIC SPEAKING & THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

  • Story vs. Data: How to Communicate "Impact" so that People Actually Care

  • Triumph: Shape Your Simplified Hero(ine)'s Journey for Everyday Sharing

CHANGEMAKING

  • Story for Confrontation: Telling the Truth When They Don't Want to Hear It

  • Dissolving Change Resistance: Get the “Old Guard” on Board with the Future

  • The Destination Postcard: Move People to Achieve a Shared Vision

TEAM MANAGER

  • The Business of People: Leadership Strategies for First-Time Managers

  • Influence (without Power): Story for Motivation & Holding Your Team Accountable

  • How to Be the "Bad Guy" (that Everybody Likes): Tips for Delivering a (Poor) Performance Review

  • Managing Up: How to Make Your Bosses Happy (Without Running Yourself Ragged)

SALES & MONEY

  • How About That Promotion?  Story for Articulating & Negotiating your Worth 

  • Sold! Non-Icky True-Story Techniques for Closing the Client

Role/InDUSTRY PIVOTer 

  • "Tell Me About Yourself?"  How to Take Control of Your Professional Narrative

  • Why This & Why Now?  How to Tell an Unconventional-Career-Path Story

  • 5+ Years Experience (And What to Say When You Don't Have it Yet)

"Incredibly useful."

Sarah Broch

"Definitely an eye-opener."

Jasmine Wong

"I felt connected and invested."

Steven Hien

"I did not imagine I'd get so much out of it."

 

"Jessica is one to watch. But more than that, she’s one to hire -- now! I assumed I would enjoy her workshop, but did not imagine I’d get so much out of it. I have some work to do… and after seeing Jessica in action, I feel inspired to do it. She’s engaging, insightful, and real. Her greatest skill as a storyteller: her ability to listen. My only frustration: I wanted more time. My only question: why are you reading this instead of contacting her? "

Chris Geison

Senior UX Researcher, Answer Lab