140 | Stephanie Paul | How To Lead Through Storytelling

The Greatness Machine

Oct 14 2022 • 1 hr 8 mins

What makes a good story? Good stories create a sense of connection and are easy to understand. They are delivered with calm confidence and keep the audience interested and engaged. The best storytellers are those who get personal and know how to incorporate their own experiences into the story.  Just like in business, good leaders share their knowledge and personal story to build trust and loyalty between themselves and their team members. With stories, leaders can be more authentic and relatable to their employees, forging deeper connections.  Stephanie Paul gives a sneak peek into her new book, Unlock the Magic of Story: How to Use Neuroscience Secrets to Engage and Influence Any Audience, where she shares tried-and-true proven techniques on why story and humor are such powerful tools in captivating and influencing an audience. In this episode, Darius and Stephanie discuss the differences between working in the entertainment world and the business industry. They also tackle the power of storytelling and why great leaders need to be great storytellers. Topics include: How Stephanie started in the performing arts at a young age Stephanie looks back on her experiences in the modeling business  How she got her start as a professional actress What it was like being a foreign actress in an American film What Stephanie realized when she shifted from entertainment to business Stephanie talks about her new book, Unlock the Magic of Story The importance of communication in effective leadership Storytelling as a form of mediation Stephanie spills her craziest experience in the entertainment industry And other topics… Connect with Stephanie: Website: https://stephaniepaulinc.com/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniepaulinc/ Free Gift: https://stephaniepaulinc.com/powerfulgift/  Book: https://www.amazon.com/Unlock-Magic-Story-Neuroscience-Influence/dp/B09XZZ2QZG  Connect with Darius: Website: https://therealdarius.com/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dariusmirshahzadeh/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whoompdarius/ YouTube: https://therealdarius.com/youtube Book: The Core Value Equation https://www.amazon.com/Core-Value-Equation-Framework-Limitless/dp/1544506708 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices