Connie Kwan has crafted and delivered thousands of stories in her roles as Chief Product Officer and CEO. Whether it's presenting to executives, motivating teams, or convincing candidates to join a company, storytelling is at the heart of her work. In her 15 years spanning enterprise and consumer, SaaS, health, energy and semiconductor, she has told stories on public stages at Google Tech Talk, Health 2.0, and at Atlassian's annual conference. Additionally she has been on panels for Women in Product and Product Pub and was interviewed for a podcast for Practical Product. She understands how to engage different audiences through powerful narratives. She collaborated with actor and theatre director Max Koknar to create the Storyteller Method that turns the art of storytelling into a science. This is the method we will be learning in this class.
Product Managers and people leaders. This class builds influence skills that are applicable for managing up, down and across the organization. If your success hinges on effectively working with people, then this class is for you.
At the end of the class, you will have the superpower to articulate a crystal clear product vision. We focus on your ability to influence up, whether that's with your executives, your board or your investors. You will learn how to prepare for and deliver stories that influence. At the end of our classes, you will have a toolbox of ready-to-go stories for articulating product vision and other common leadership scenarios.
Yes. This class qualifies as career development. Many participants are able to use their company's professional development (PD) budget for this class. Check with your employer about this option.
All sales are final, but you may transfer your seat to another attendee before the class starts.
Have you ever done all the research and walked into a meeting with all the facts, but still failed to get your execs on board? Quite likely it’s ‘how’ you tell it rather than ‘what’ you’re saying. Get a breakdown of the ‘how’ so that you can be equipped with the skills to bring execs on board. Never be at a loss again. Know the 6 different ways you can use to convey your message and more.