55 minutes | Sep 9th 2020

[WORK] Ep. 136 How to Captivate People With Your Story w/ Mike Ganino

Are you tired of not knowing how to concisely answer the question, “tell me about yourself”?


This week Ash talks with Mike Ganino, the producer of TEDx Cambridge, Podcast Host of The Mic Drop, and storytelling coach, to share hacks for how you can tell your story.


The only thing you truly have to truly stand out is your perspective on the experiences in your life. Learning how to tell your story and share your unique twist is what can move you forward in your career and your life.  Mike and Ash talk through how personal to make presentations and conversations, how to step up on stage and captivate an audience with ease, and where the core of your personal story lies.  


Mike also walks through vulnerability in storytelling and shares how to tell when you are in a stable place to share a deeply personal story. Don’t worry, show emotion while speaking is okay, and in some instances make a story even better.  Its where the emotions come from that make all the difference.  Listen in to learn more!


Don’t forget to stick around for the post-episode notes with Ash, she shares some powerful insight into the value of sharing your truth. 


In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  1. How to answer the question, “tell me about yourself?”
  2. What makes a story captivating, and how to craft your own.
  3. How to gauge your audience to share your personality and personal aspects of yourself.
  4. The value of a “wtf moment” and the ultimate goal of storytelling.



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