The Story Factor by Annette Simmons
Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion through the Art of Storytelling

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The new material for this revised edition offers an expanded case study of storytelling in action that focuses on one of Simmons’s success stories. Over one hundred stories drawn from the front lines of business and government, as well as myths, fables, and parables from around the world, illustrate how story can be used to persuade, motivate, and inspire in ways that cold facts, bullet points, and directives can’t. These stories, combined with practical storytelling techniques show anyone how to become a more effective communicator. From “who I am” to “I-know-what-you’re thinking,” Simmons identifies the six stories you need to know how to tell and demonstrates how they can be applied. This revised edition offers a guide to using storytelling in specific business circumstances, including corporate reorganizations, layoffs, and diversity issues.

About Annette Simmons

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Annette Simmons (Greensboro, NC) is president of Group Process Consulting, whose clients include NASA, IRS, and Microsoft. She has been featured on CNBC's "Power Lunch" and NPR's "Market Watch," and has been quoted in "Fortune," "The Washington Post," and other publications. She is the author of several books including "The Story Factor,
Published March 17, 2009 by Basic Books. 322 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The Story Factor (2nd Revised Edition)Annette SimmonsBasic Books (2006).

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