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May 16, 2017

Storytelling and Brain Science

What is Story Theater? Story Theater is the science of the art of storytelling and humor for business presentations. In This Issue: “Storytelling and Brain Science: This is Your Brain on Story“ by Doug Stevenson Client List: Book Doug for The Power to Persuade – The Magic of Story or for Aikido Selling -Sell it […]

May 15, 2017

Influence Anyone – Storytelling for Leaders and Executives

When you give a speech or presentation: Do people look forward to hearing you speak? Do you engage the complete and total attention of your audience? Do you inspire confidence in leadership? You can lead, engage and inspire, all at the same time, when you learn the secrets to becoming a better storyteller. Mistakes, Failures […]

May 15, 2017

Storytelling That Sells

It’s been said that people buy on emotion and rationalize their decision with logic. A study done at University of Florida revealed the following: “The national study of 23,168 people shows that no matter what people may presume, feelings and emotions, not Spock-like logic, drive consumers to make even big-ticket purchases,” said Jon Morris, an […]

May 15, 2017

How to Craft a Compelling Story with The Nine Steps of Story Structure

Have you ever watched a movie that was too long, lost your interest or just didn’t work? How about a movie that was three hours long, but you were so engaged that you didn’t want it to end? What’s the difference between a movie that works and one that doesn’t? Great storytelling structure. That’s what […]

October 13, 2016

Dynamite Speech System Downloadable

This is the downloadable mp3 version of Dynamite Speech System which includes a 76 page PDF workbook. Note: Upon purchasing this product you will be redirected to a download page. You will have 7 days to complete your download of the mp3 files. A dynamite speech motivates, inspires and informs. It’s like an exciting movie. […]

May 16, 2016

Storytelling Mastery – How to Tell an Inspiring Story Webinar Workshop

Anyone can tell a story, but telling a story that inspires people to change requires a different skillset. It requires craft, courage and vulnerability. It also requires the ability to share a deeper truth and to harness the power of emotion. In this three-part webinar workshop, Doug Stevenson will show you how to take your […]

February 24, 2016

Do Acting Skills Have a Place in Storytelling in Business?

People often get confused when I talk about using acting skills in storytelling. To clarify, in the context of you and I sharing our personal stories, acting is “replicating a past reality at a future time and place” In other words, when I act out a scene from a moment in the past, I am […]

February 22, 2016

Should You Memorize Your TED talk?

Does Memorization Help or Hurt Your Speech? Early on in my speaking career, I was getting booked fairly consistently with a speech called, The Positive Power of Change. That keynote was filled with a number of stories, including my signature story, the Streaking Story. It was exciting to know that I had a speech that […]

February 11, 2015

How to Write a Great Speech

Early on in my speaking career, I was getting booked fairly consistently with a keynote speech called, The Positive Power of Change. That keynote was filled with a number of stories, including my signature story, the Streaking Story. It was exciting to know that I had a speech that worked every time. During that time, […]

January 16, 2015

Storytelling Skills – Body Language Speaks

Joel had been chosen by his team to be the one to give a presentation in front of a small review committee. His would be one of ten 30-minute presentations that day. A lot was riding on his presentation so he had to nail it. His team was depending on him. As I watched him […]