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In thorough 30 minute sessions, David will work with you one-on-one, or with your team to find your Storyteller Type, accurately read your listeners, identify your master story and teach you aspects of Storying that will transform your life and the culture of your community. Learn storytelling techniques like syncing your words with your feelings, listening with soft attention, leveraging empathy, and speaking orchestrally, so that you can connect to your listener in the way we are wired, as humans, to connect.

 

David is a gifted listener and in a short time was able to provide several useful tips that I plan to utilize in storying going forward. The coaching he provides is so flexible to the user’s needs and is really helpful. Highly recommend!
— Jennifer Langeland

 

How Does it Work?

  1. Prior to our collaboration you will answer a few questions via email to help us learn what you’re looking to accomplish.

  2. You will get 30 minutes of individualized consulting via a video chat for $120.*

  3. After our chat, you will receive and email summary including a personalized breakdown of instruction and suggestions discussed during the consult."

*Discounts available for follow up or regular consultations.

 

 

Popular Personalized Consultation Topics

Find Your Storyteller Type

No two storytellers are the same. As is the case with athletes and artists, we all have natural strengths and personal strivings and David will teach you how to leverage both in your telling. Some storytellers are most effective in their honesty, some are grounded in a particular emotion, others are gifted with metaphor, while still others are best served by urgency or a need to reform their listeners. Finding your storytelling type will transform your communication and strengthen your effectiveness with listeners. 

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Understanding Listening Types

Who are you talking to?  How do they listen?  Are they wanting more detail, more emotion, more action, or more security? David will teach you the four basic listening types and how to craft your telling to attract and maintain their attention. If your telling is intended for a specific individual (perhaps your child or partner) David will help you identify which listening type they are and how to best connect and communicate with them. 

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Creating a Master Story

Every individual and every group has a master story that gives context to their motivations, behavior and understanding of the world. Master stories are the fundamental filter through which people and communities make sense of their lives - and identifying one’s own master story - or a particular community’s master story - will give you the key to being able to connect, empathize and then motivate anyone. By discovering key images, narratives and “magic words”, you will be empowered to reach your listeners and invite them into transformation.

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Storytelling for Parents 

We teach how to use stories to calm, inspire, motivate and transform your children's behavior. We quickly assess your strengths as a storytelling, identify how your child listens and then help you find or create the best content to meet your child's needs

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Storytelling for Relationships 

Relationships are built on communication. You can better connect, empathize and collaborate in your relationships when you speak descriptively with narratively rich images. Learn how to be more authentic, honest and real in your language by using conscious storytelling

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No More Writers Block 

Learn David's secret to creating unparalleled amounts of high quality content in short stretches of time. From birthday cards to best selling novels, his four step process will unlock your creative flow forever.

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