Leadership Storytelling with David Hutchens
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Tell a story.
Activate your voice of leadership.
Transform your system.
7:30 am - 8:00 am: Registration & Complimentary Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:00 pm: Leadership Storytelling with David Hutchens
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: Q&A
If you're a leader, you're the narrator. Today, more and more organizations are recognizing the power of narrative and story as a core leadership discipline.
Are you developing the organization, or bringing new organizations into the system? Tell a story. Inviting customers and markets to engage with your offerings? Tell a story. Are you looking for powerful ways to preserve your culture, archive knowledge, and speed the change process? Tell a story!
In this fun and interactive program, bestselling business author David Hutchens will introduce leaders to the fast-growing body of theory around the organizational narrative. Then, teams will get to work identifying the narrative assets that define their work.
Come on out yourself - or bring a colleague, team or small office group - to build the capacity to tell stories that create engagement and even belief across teams to create alignment around the most urgent work.
David Hutchens has been exploring the intersection of narrative, leadership, and complex systems change for more than 20 years. A bestselling author, business writer and learning designer, he creates solutions for The Coca-Cola Company, Wal-Mart, IBM, GE, L’Oreal, The US Olympic Committee, Accenture, and others. His partnerships include a recurring instructor position with the globally renowned INSEAD School of Business in Fontainebleau, France.
He speaks to organizations and leadership teams all around the world on the topic of storytelling as an organizational capacity. His new book is “Circle of the 9 Muses: A Storytelling Field Guide for Innovators and Meaning Makers,” Wiley & Sons 2015.
A nationally recognized developer of innovative learning products, David's work has been recognized with distinctions such as Training & Development's "Training Product of the Year" award; ASTD's prestigious "Excellence in Practice" award; Brandon Hall Gold award, and more.