TellYourStory: At an exclusive session for Google WTM Ambassadors,
I learned how to create a compelling story to boost my career
development & go ahead. Storytelling is powerful because it transfers experiences directly into the mind of the person you are sharing with.They feel what you feel. They identify.
In honor of Women's International day - I chose to share insights from the workshop.
We can become powerful allies by sharing our stories - and spreading the stories of others.
It's well-proven that effective storytelling can take you further in your career and help you find and build relationships with sponsors. To help women and underrepresented minorities grow through the leadership pipeline, TellYourStory wants to help maximize the impact of sponsorship through the power of storytelling.
TellYourStory is a powerful tool used at Google in several settings - it’s really simple but highly effective, both online and offline.
Storytelling is powerful because it transfers experiences directly to the brain of the person you are sharing with. They feel what you feel. They empathize.
If you can build your own story that is simple, concise, and, most importantly, repeatable, others can repeat your story for you. This is particularly powerful for sponsors who know what to say about you to their network - and it can start repeating in a more senior network.