We are a story driven world.
We are each a story wrapped in a skin says Dr. Leonard Sweet. When we begin to share our journeys, our stories intersect.
Our conferences need to create more story people. We need to transition from speakers talking at audiences and experts telling their stories. We need to move from storytelling to story sharing each passing our stories and narraphors to each other like we pass food around the table.
Framing General Sessions With Important Stories
Here is the slide deck from my joint closing session with Sarah Michel at Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) Summit 2015 in San Diego, CA. What you’re not seeing in this deck are the interactive questions and activities that we did with this audience to hook the importance of narraphors, frames and story sharing.
What is one challenge that meeting and event professionals face when trying to frame a narraphor for their event? What is one of your successful framing of a conference narraphors?