How to Use Storytelling for Personal Branding and Career Success | December 15

$69 CAD each
Wednesday, 15 December, 2021
7 9 pm EST
Toronto (Online)

About This Class

Understanding who you are and what stories you tell the world dramatically affects the way that you present yourself at work and at home. Whether you're interviewing for a job, leading a meeting, giving a speech, or you want to communicate more effectively with friends and family, aligning your unique personality with your goals is the first step on the path to confident self-expression.

This workshop will explore the difference between story and narrative, the many ways by which we tell stories, and how to apply narrative techniques to your life or career through interactive exercises.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

Takeaways

  • Awareness of personal storytelling methods
  • Understanding of narrative and how to craft it
  • Action steps for improved public speaking and self-presentation
  • Confidence to speak in any situation to any audience

Preparation

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.

  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.

  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.

  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket

About the Instructor

Karianne Michelle Photo

President, Lofti

Karianne Michelle is a Chicago-based brand strategist, wellness advocate & international presenter with 15 years of brand leadership experience in the creative industry.

Karianne has led branding, digital marketing, and advertising strategy for some of the world’s biggest brands including State Farm, Hewlett-Packard, and GE. She facilitated consumer marketing campaigns as a Vice President, Digital at Weber Shandwick, a global communications firm and in 2017, launched Lofti.

Transitioning from the high-pressure, high performance corporate world to business owner naturally led her to integrating a more mindful approach to health. Her company Lofti hosts holistic professional development workshops that enable authentic self-connection, more compassionate communication, and a deeper sense of community.

Karianne has coached and presented to over 3,500 leaders in London, Africa and throughout the U.S. including 100+ workshops and panels at General Assembly.

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