Episode 38: Shaping Stories That Drive Action with Jamie Dixon

Making people do things is far less effective than making them WANT to do things, and great leaders understand this. Leadership is far more about influence than authority, and perhaps the most underutilized influence tool in your toolbox is storytelling.

Check out our engaging conversation with Jamie Dixon, author of The Story Habit, to learn how to shape stories that move people, challenge, connect and relate, and ultimately drive action and change.

In This Episode

10:18 The difference between telling stories and shaping stories

19:55 Using the empathy exercise

36:10 Change is a journey

50:08 Stories in conflict

57:05 Developing that habit of shutting up


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