Storytelling for Transformation - WIT@Work Breakfast series - SC WI (Madison Area)

  • Wednesday, November 02, 2022
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Sheraton Madison Hotel - 706 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53713
  • 17

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Storyfinding, Storymaking, and Storytelling

In a design thinking workshop, you will be guided through collaborative reflection activities to help you find your own stories and then build them into something you can storytell in your own work. Use storytelling to build empathy and connect with the head and the heart. Tell stories to communicate data, ideas, innovations or even the vision for transformation as a leader.

Engage participants in applying design thinking approaches like ideation and rapid prototyping to build, tell, and test important stories for themselves. Participants will leave the workshop with a number of story ideas as well as stories they have storyboarded and tested out on participants. They can iterate on these stories which will be ready to share with their colleagues the next day.

The stories you will create, hear and tell at our session can contribute to a deeper connection to purpose, vision, or transformation for you, your organization, and those you help.

About the Expert: 

Darin Eich, Ph.D. is the founder of InnovationTraining.org. Darin has helped over 100 organizations from Silicon Valley to London apply design thinking workshops for storytelling and a mindset and culture of innovation. Darin designs unique programs that reach anywhere from just 1 person to over 2 million people. His specialty is applying design thinking to develop leadership programs -- and teaching others to facilitate their own innovation workshops. He is the author of Innovation Step-by-Step: How to Create & Develop Ideas for your Challenge, and Root Down & Branch Out: Best Practices for Leadership Development Programs. Darin earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and lives in Madison.

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