Describe a workplace situation where storytelling would be helpful in getting a point across. What story would you use to support an idea?

 

Discussion Board Topic #1, Storytelling Can Make or Break Your LeadershipForum

The author of Storytelling Can Make or Break Your Leadership posits that telling a compelling story builds credibility for yourself and your ideas. He says that most effective stories share five characteristics: audience-specific, contextualizes your story, humanizes your story, makes it action-oriented, and allows you to show humility. Drawing on your current or past position,

Describe a workplace situation where storytelling would be helpful in getting a point across. What story would you use to support an idea? Support your example with specific observations about three of the five characteristics.