This is an online class with instructor interactions.
Your company sponsored professional development budget can likely pay for this class.
Use storytelling to get execs on board with your vision and customers to buy. In every high-stakes interaction, use our methodology to get your point across with crystal clarity.
In our classes, we have distilled the art of storytelling into a science. Our methodology has been field tested to create memorable stories that influence.
At the end of our classes, 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.
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.
You have a high-stakes event coming up such as positioning yourself for a promotion, launching a product, ideating a new product, fundraising, moving into a new role etc.
You are ready to accelerate your career by building your influence skills, which is the most important one for people-based work.
6 modular classes
There are 6 classes and you can purchase separately or in a bundle.
See benefits immediately
Most students see benefits immediately because we work on a tangible storytelling challenge in the class. Expect to spend 1-3 hours on each class. You can complete all 6 classes in about 8 weeks.
All class materials are recorded and online. You can access on your mobile or desktop anytime, day or night.
Students are invited to an exclusive Slack channel to interact with other students and get feedback from the instructor,
Instructor Office Hours
For subscription plans and the 6 class bundle you can access weekly office hours where you can get mentoring from the instructor and have your specific questions answered.
Cohort based available
Twice a year, we host a cohort-based class where we step through the materials together in 8 weeks. If you're interested in that, click on Join next cohort below which takes you to a form.
Frequently Asked Questions
This class qualifies as career development. Many participants are able to use their company-provided, personally-directed training budget towards 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.
These classes are online and self-paced. So you can start anytime! Each quarter we will also start a cohort-based class where we step through the materials together in 8 weeks. If you're interested in that, sign up here to receive tips on storytelling and be notified of the next cohort.
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Some students prefer to join a class cohort instead of self-pace. If that's the case for you, subscribe here to be notified of the next cohort.
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