Strategic Storytelling for Psychological Safety

Use storytelling to build trust and improve your team's collaborative work.

About this Training

Strategic Storytelling for Psychological Safety is designed for teams, boards and leaders who want to level up the value of their collaborative output. Inspired by cutting-edge research by companies like Google into the workplace impact of trust-based environments, in this training, you will practice using powerful storytelling tools to clarify problems and develop tangible solutions.

Don’t have any major workplace problems? Great! Use this training to strengthen your workplace leadership, especially around issues like diversity, women in leadership, gender and more.

Training Details

  1. Understand the basics of storytelling: Learn the modern neuroscience and the age old building blocks of human communication.
  2. Assess your existing trust level: Use facilitated discussions to probe the emotional state of your team.
  3. Develop a prototype: Collaboratively assemble a new policy, procedure or collective agreement to directly address existing issues.
  4. Test, tweak and scale: Collect data verifying your path, and adjust for deeper impact.

Jordan knows what makes a great story and he knows how to guide you there. He’s patient and an incredible listener.

Jason Gaboriau
EVP Executive Creative Director / Doner Advertising

Jordan Bower

About Your Instructor

Jordan Bower’s career as a storyteller began with a decade of world travel that included visits to more than 50 countries and a 316 day walking trip from Canada to Mexico. Along his itinerant journey, Jordan learned the art of connecting emotionally with strangers, adding to a skill set that already included business administration and design thinking.

Since then, Jordan has worked with clients ranging from renewable energy companies to hedge funds to tourism destination marketing organizations, helping integrate the insights from his deep exploration into story. As a Strategic Storyteller, he leads trainings, consults on story and designs websites and digital engagement campaigns.

Jordan is a popular speaker at digital marketing conferences and ideas festivals. In 2015, he spoke at the Future of Storytelling Summit, which also included Al Gore, Margaret Atwood and Edward Snowden.

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