The Storytelling Coach

How to Listen, Praise, and Bring Out People's Best (American Storytelling)

Book Description

Winner of Storytelling World Award & the Pegasus Award


Whether we are in a business meeting, before a congregation, or in front of a class of students, we are always telling stories. In The Storytelling Coach, Doug Lipman shares his proven principles for teaching people to bring life and power to their stories. Lipman outlines his basic coaching principles, guidelines for emotional safety, the four primary obstacles to success, and suggestions for overcoming these challenges.

Excerpts from actual coaching sessions provide the reader with dramatic moments of insight and transformation that follow good coaching. This book provides indispensable information for storytellers, actors, oral interpreters, salespeople, business managers, clergy, lawyers, and for all others who use spoken communication.

About Lipman, Doug