Dean Hyers and Pete Machalek of SagePresence are on fire, figuratively. Our conversation is sizzling with inventive ways to stand out in a crowd and use the power of storytelling to resolve conflict. Stop the “me vs. you” and “us vs. them” polarizing conversations and create a different story. This is not the type of storytelling you are thinking of. What if the main character in the story is “US” and “WE”?
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This lively discussion teases out the chemistry in how Pete and Dean complement each other for your greater good. One of many tips embedded in this episode is when you introduce yourself. When someone asks you what you do, tell your client’s story. You are the hero in your client’s story. Listening to the podcast is essential to fully grasp how to implement that tip and all the other thought provoking insights they share. Create time in your schedule to listen.
The links for other mentoring conversations with Pete and Dean are listed in the Mentoring Resources below.
Dean Hyers and Pete Machalek. Dean and Pete are consultants and skill builders who specialize in helping business professionals move forward, build business, and work more effectively and productively with each other. In 2001, Dean and Pete co-founded SagePresence around their backgrounds in film from which they cultivated a unique expertise in storytelling and facilitating performances that truly speak to their audiences.
Throughout its history, SagePresence, has helped thousands of clients generate confident and influential ‘stage presence’ to tell powerful stories everywhere from the networking floor to the presenter’s stage. Ultimately, this has led to their clients advancing professionally and winning over $4Billion in new business. www.sagepresence.com
After listening to this episode, answer the following questions:
- Why are beginnings of stories problematic?
- How do you reach an inescapable collaboration from Pete and Dean’s storytelling technique?
- In a story, who does the audience need to care about?
- When you have a polarizing disagreement with a stakeholder, how can you use Pete and Dean’s storytelling techniques to get on the same side of the issue as your stakeholder?
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Mentoring Conversation Resources
Dean and Pete’s Other Podcast Episodes
Dean and Pete Together
Dean and Pete’s TedTalks
Storytelling Strategies to Salvage Stakeholder Explosions, Episode 74 www.sagepresence.com