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Whether your goal is to sell, inspire or educate, your ability to tell a good story is an undeniably powerful leadership asset.

Steve Jobs believed that the most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. Virgin visionary Sir Richard Branson claims “The story of Virgin – its ups and downs, opportunities and challenges – is what attracts people to our products and services, and also to work with us. We would be nothing without our story.”

Join Peter Christie, one of the world’s most experienced business storytellers and author of Every Leader a Storyteller, to learn how to craft your most powerful delivery ever.
In this practical workshop, you will learn how to
  • Speak like a leader.
  • Be a more entertaining and engaging speaker.
  • Expand your leadership influence.
  • Communicate complex concepts in captivating, simple and understandable ways.
  • Maximise your impact on others.

Especially for leaders, executives, speakers, marketing and sales professionals and trainers – mastering the art of telling a good story can be challenging. However, based on 30 years’ experience of leadership storytelling, Big Chief Talking Bull (a.k.a. Peter Christie) has distilled the most important storytelling principles into a simple toolkit, covered in this 4-hour master class. You will leave with the skills required for great, memorable storytelling and knowledge of how best to apply them in your role as a leader.

“Peter and Binnie Christie made us discover our own storytelling ability by giving theoretical background (little), telling their own stories (more) and making us do very practical exercises (mainly). The workshop was interesting, useful and entertaining.”Achim Klennert, CEO Hannover-Re

This workshop can be run in your company, speak to Dunne for more information.


Details of the workshop are:
Date: Thursday March 14, 2019
Venue: Campbell House, 2 Campbell Street, Waverley
Cost: R3500 ex vat
Time: 8:00 (registration) for 8:30am to 12:30pm

Register for Leadership and the Art of Storytelling: A Morning Masterclass here

Your facilitators

Peter Christie aka Big Chief Talking Bull and Binnie Christie aka Bugz Binnie. With over 28 years of direct experience, Peter Christie ranks amongst the world’s most experienced business storytellers. He was part of the original group of six storytellers who ran the first international storytelling in organisations workshop at Emerson College in England, back in 1997. Peter’s MBA elective course at Wits Business School, Every Leader a Storyteller, run for the first time in 1998, remains the school’s most enduring and popular elective. He has published five books on business storytelling. All of this also makes Peter one of the world’s oldest business storytellers!

In contrast, Binnie Christie brings youthful vitality, pertinent qualifications, and complimentary experience in storytelling as a performance art. A confessed ‘dramaniac,’ she has written, directed, stage managed and performed in a number of professional theatre shows, some of which are award-winning. Binnie is currently the producer at the Well Worn Theatre Company, working with storytelling for environmental awareness, holistic and sustainable development, and social justice. Her play, You Take My Breath Away, which she wrote and directs, is due for a second run at the Jo’burg Theatre during March 2018.


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