Story Wise Webinars

Kate Lawrence and Story Wise is offering a free,  40 minute, lunchtime webinar series, on a range of topics useful for those who want to tell stories, incorporate stories into presentations and who want to build group connection and listen for understanding through story activities. Each webinar will run for 40 minutes.  There will be time for questions towards the end.

The recording of some of the webinars are posted below, so you can access the webinar even if you didn't attend.  I will be offering each of them again as live events, and I imagine each one will imporve

'How to Think Like  Storyteller' 

This webinar was recorded in February 2018. It aims to increase your awareness of and your ability to notice and use stories, in any aspect of your life, with a focus on the world of work. It will help you understand and work with story structures, capture their influence and play with their power. The webinar will be delivered live again soon. Sign up to be notified.  

'Story Flow - Creativity, Improv and the

Story Crafting Process'

This webinar was held in April 2018. It explores the creative process that is the journey of story crafting and telling, from few different angles.  Firstly it looks at the process of bringing a story to an audience, the messiness, the dip, and finally the moment when things begin to shape themselves together.  It explores aspects to take into account in relation to the audience and how this might impact you. It explores the creative process, the ability to improvise, the beauty of flow, the interplay between teller, story and audience, and the humility needed for all of it.

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1.15pm Friday March 9, 2018 - 'Storytelling to Build Trust'   

This webinar will explore how storytelling can enable us to engender trust and connection. We will look at how the storytelling process, the creative and reflective art of crafting stories from our personal history, requires that we develop self-awareness and meaning making.  The act of sharing our stories allows and calls us to be paradoxically vulnerable and strong. It is this authenticity that builds trust. 

'How to Build Teams and Really Listen with Story Facilitation'

'How to Build Teams and Really Listen with Story Facilitation'  DATE TO BE ADVISED - will be in second half of 2018.

This webinar 'Story Facilitation' will explore the conditions we need to create in order to overcome the shyness of stories.  We need to create safety and allow time to spiral round to the stories at the heart of the things we want to understand.  We'll look at the two main keys - good story questions or prompts, and the setting - process and purpose, that will impact the quality of the stories we draw out.