Learn how to craft and tell compelling stories that engage your audience and move your business forward. Students will learn how to fuel their stories using their own experiences, build stories that have value, and gain the confidence needed to deliver in front of any audience. Storytelling is presented in two 2-hr workshops.
Part 1: What Makes A Good Story (July 19th | 6-8pm) focuses on organizing your thoughts and ideas into a compelling 1-minute pitch.
Part 2: Improving Your Pitch Presentation (July 26th | 6-8pm) uses basic theatre and acting techniques to improve your confidence when presenting. Part 2 requires you to bring your 1-minute pitch form Part 1 memorized or well studied.
About the workshop facilitator Holly L. Blondin
Holly returns to LIU Brooklyn Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation for the second year to teach Design Thinking, Ideation, Storytelling, and Futures Strategy. A former New Yorker, Holly now resides in Barcelona, and teaches students internationally. Blondin is an Adjunct Professor in the online program at Parsons the New School for Design (NYC), MS Strategic Design and Management Program, and also teaches Design Thinking intensives for business organizations with Parsons Paris. Holly has a diverse professional background in both the arts and business worlds working primarily with creative professionals and entrepreneurs. With an acute understanding of the challenges that both entrepreneurs and creative professionals face, she is dedicated to strengthening the relationship between creativity and business.
MBA Marketing & Entrepreneurship | Baruch, Zicklin School of Business
BFA Musical Theatre Performance | Western Michigan University
Founder Arts Meet Bizness www.artsmeetbizness.com
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Brooklyn, NY 11201
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