PMI San Diego Career Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

September 22, 2017
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
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The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

 Be Story Savvy: Using Storytelling to Grow Your Impact, Influence, And Alignment
Presented by: Karen Dietz, JustStoryIt

Abstract: Connection and relationship is how business gets done – and effective business storytelling is the way to get it done.

Storytelling is more than just a fad. It's one of the most in demand and hottest business skills of the century to develop. Its influence and significance is acknowledged by the New York Times, Forbes Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Inc. Magazine, and Fast Company, just to name a few.

In today's data-driven distracted world, if you want business results you've got to grab your best ideas, and share them as stories.

During this talk with business storytelling master Karen Dietz, you will:

  • Learn the neuroscience of storytelling and why it works
  • Discover the 7 Signature Stories every business person needs to tell
  • Experience the importance of story listening
  • Learn how you can apply these skills to your management and leadership toolkit today.

Karen Dietz: The Storyteller For Business

Karen Dietz is a veteran in business storytelling and is one of the originals in the field. Today she coaches CEOs, leaders, teams, and nonprofits in business storytelling to increase their impact, influence, and engagement. John Wiley publishers recruited Karen for their Dummies series. Her deeply rich, how-to book Business Storytelling for Dummies, was published, quickly praised, and became a bestseller within a year. She opened up the San Diego, CA 2013 TEDx conference with her moving talk on the impact of story listening to change lives and companies.

With a BA in communication, Karen received her Masters and PhD in Folklore from the University of Pennsylvania. In the business world for 20 years, she continued being trained in storytelling by top ranked performance tellers. Karen is also the former Executive Director of the National Storytelling Network association. For 6 years she was also the Program Director, then Chair, of the Story in Organizations community of practice. Clients include: Disney, Princess Cruises, Citrix, California Bank & Trust, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, and nonprofits.

7:30 am Registration & Introductions
7:45 am Presentation
8:45 am Wrap up & Networking
9:00 am Adjourn

Please Note that PMI-SD has a no-refund policy for this event. All event registrations are final, non-refundable and non-exchangeable. 

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$15.00 Member Breakfast & PDU

$20.00 Guest Breakfast & PDU

$5.00 Member Coffee Only & PDU

$7.00 Guest Coffee Only & PDU