In a previous post I wrote that storytelling should be included in the cruise ship speaker’s toolkit.
Have you ever heard these words as members of your audience walked out after your presentation?
I have heard the last… but there’s a reason for it that warrants its own post.
More often than not, when listeners leave your cruise ship talk, they will be talking about something you said IN your talk. A story. An anecdote. Something that inspired them.
People relate to characters, not numbers.
People relate to what people do, not what numbers do.
We don’t get inspired by cute cat pics. We get inspired by the awesome things people do.
We get inspired by the story behind the number, not the number.
Olympic sports coverage has taken this to the extreme. But we ‘get’ why they do it.
Sports newscasters pound on this when we watch the finals.
Indeed games are more interesting when we know … the back story.
Two brothers coaching against one another. A father and son playing together in the outfield.
Stories inspire us. They inspire our listeners.
Tell good stories.
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