Storytelling for Authentic Connection

Have you ever listened to a truly mesmerizing storyteller? Ever wondered how they effortlessly draw you in and leave you invested in the outcome? Lily Berman did too, and outside of building her Drupal account and project management chops, began studying the storytellers who captivated her. Since then, she has won storytelling competitions and been featured on the internationally-renowned The Moth podcast.

So…. what does this have to do with BadCamp? The value of stories, like music, extends way past entertainment. This session is for you if you ever seek to build connection, consensus, or alignment. In it, you will learn how to:

  • Leverage stories to build connection
  • Bring people in with sensory details
  • Build empathy by creating opportunities for people to see themselves in you
  • Apply all of this to your professional context