The Value of Stories with Lori Silverman – 8-9-14
August 4, 2014
Stories are the link between cultures and generations, and they also help us to understand ourselves and each other. This week we begin a series of discussions exploring stories. Our guests will help us understand why are they so helpful in communicating information, what impacts our own stories, and how can we better understand our own stories and other’s better.
We begin with Lori Silverman who is a speaker, consultant, trainer and author who has written three books on the topic of storytelling. She helps corporations and individuals understand how to use stories to create action and change.
Lori owns Partners for Progress, a management consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations achieve and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage in their marketplace. She’s authored myriad books, articles and workbooks including Critical SHIFT: The Future of Quality in Organizational Performance and Stories Trainers Tell: 55 Ready-to-Use Stories to Make Training Stick. Her 2006 book, Wake Me Up When the Data is Over: How Organizations Use Stories to Drive Results, debuted in the top one hundred books on Amazon and is a best-seller.
Lori has a Bachelor’s degrees in psychology, an MBA and a Master’s degree in Counseling.