GA 116 | How to Use Storytelling with Jacob Stoller

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Today we are excited to have Jacob Stoller back on the podcast. Jacob and Ron discussed storytelling and how it can be extra powerful in a continuous improvement context. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Jacob’s background (3:52)
  • The quote that inspires Jacob (6:04)
  • How Jacob got into storytelling (7:36)
  • How Jacob combats the connotations of the word “stories” (9:14)
  • Why storytelling is important in the lean world (10:09)
  • Why storytelling works (13:12)
  • An example of the power of storytelling (15:14)
  • Tips for anyone who wants to start telling stories (23:04)
  • A helpful acronym (24:19)
  • Some final advice from Jacob (30:08)

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