Professional Presentation: Storytelling Tips from Ira Glass

Posted by Bridget Beirne
October 3, 2013

Professional presentations benefit from great storytelling!

 

professional presentationToday, we're pleased to share a quick video clip on storytelling from a master storyteller, Ira Glass.  Ira discusses the basics, emphasizing action and the moment of reflection (what we refer to as "tying your story back to your content"). Building suspense, moment to moment, and being clear about WHY you're telling a certain story are essential for effective storytelling. 

Notice how Ira talks about how even boring content can be made interesting through the use of active elements. Remember, any story can be great if it's well told:

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Our appreciation to Ira Glass and PRI!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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