Upcoming Webinar: Strategic Storytelling

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Description:  We often want to convince someone to approve a budget item or understand a decision but fail to persuade them with data alone. “Storytelling” is becoming a hot, new business term but unless you’re launching a Kickstarter campaign, it might be hard to understand how it applies to day-to-day business. This talk explains IT storytelling but fills in the gap between “buzzword” and practical application by providing step-by-step advice on how to use storytelling in projects, meetings, and interviews to persuade, enlighten, and motivate others.

Presenter:  Jessica Hilt is a geek and a writer. She is the technical outreach strategist for the University of California, San Diego. Prior to UCSD, she worked in data and politics for CompleteCampaigns.com and Aristotle, Inc. For the nonprofit So Say We All, she teaches and coaches storytelling for the stage. Her work has appeared in Bourbon Penn magazine, on stage at The Old Globe, and in various bars around town—with or without provocation.

Here is how to join:

Log in to readytalk.com using participant code 9870638
AND join the Audio: 1 (866) 740-1260; access code: 9870638#

You can view previous webinars on the website. Please contact Alexa Rivetti if you have any questions.

Comments (2)

  1. Chris Cabrera Thompson

    Looking forward to this talk. Thanks and keep the great talks coming!
    Chris Cabrera Thompson, IT Manager, UCLA

  2. Jim Downing

    This sounds excellent and very relevant — looking forward to it.


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