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Ways and Means for Managing Up by F. William Smullen

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Push the Boss out in Public When There Is a Purpose

The art of storytelling has historical roots that go back centuries. The earliest forms of storytelling were primarily verbal expressions combined with gestures. It is an art form that lives today and relates to the practical and purposeful use of the narrative.

From a business standpoint it is essential to tell your story. It is used to interpret the past or present and shape the future. It is used to manage conflict and to resolve difficult issues facing an organization. It plays an important role in the reasoning process.

Taught today in university classrooms, storytelling prepares young ...

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