Leveraging Storytelling : Breaking through the noise to connect with your audience

Nov 17, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 AM

As students, Workers or Entrepreneurs, there's always a time where we need to communicate, express ourselves and impact others with what we want to say. Storytelling is one major tool we can use for it. But a lot of people either use it the wrong or don't even use it. Steve Richards, our speaker and will share with us his secrets on the best way to leverage storytelling to impact audiences.

Virtual event

About this event

Once upon a time, there was a young 9 years old boy Called "Zhang". Zhang was incredibly smart, yet he had difficulties to memorize things he had learned. No matter how hard he tried, he just could not remember the planets of the solar system. It just did not stick in his head. One day his teacher told him a story about all the planets. A story about how the sun was lonely and Mercury was his first friend. How Mercury fell madly in love with Venus and how Planet Earth got jealous. After telling him the story, Zhang was able to remember all of the planets in the right order. Why? Because of the magic of storytelling. Zhang could remember the story and with that, he could remember the planets.

On the 17th November, our speaker Steve Richards will share his story with us, how he became an experienced storytelling teacher and at the end we'll have a small storytelling workshop where he'll teach us his best techniques we can easily apply to communicate better with others. Storytelling uses are unlimited. You can apply them in your public speeches, school projects or even in your writings.

Don't miss this once in a lifetime chance to learn how to use such a powerful tool! Register for this event now !!!!!!

Steve is an experienced creative agency and brand leader, having lived and worked in London, Sao Paulo, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Mexico City, New York and New Delhi. Steve once worked in the UK Retail sector before moving to Advertising. He has been a Board Director of JWT &McCann Erickson as well as MD of Grey Worldwide. Steve was also Global COO of Wolff Olins, the world’s most influential brand consultancy. Clients have included Kellogg, P&G, BT, Oracle, Skype, Kraft General Foods, Hero Honda, Rolex and Unilever. Steve was President of Mofilm, a video crowdsourcing platform, looking after Shell, Nestle, Arla Foods & Volvic amongst their global clients, before running the sale of the company to You & Mr Jones. He runs his own consultancy Unlimited Brand Stories – working with Start Ups, growing businesses and creative agencies. His focus is now on helping smaller businesses & leaders learn from his experiences and tools to grow, that they would not normally be able to access. Steve has spoken at Marketing Innovation and Design conferences in Brazil, UK & Abu Dhabi.

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  • Steve Richards





    Southwest University

    SGu Chongqing Director



Tuesday, November 17, 2020
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM UTC


10:00 AMIntroduction
10:10 AMFireside Chat
10:45 AMStorytelling Workshop


  • Aayush Vats

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Chapter Director


    Southwest University

    SGu Chongqing Director

  • Celestine Ukpere

    Celestine Ukpere Consulting



  • Aayush Vats

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Prachi Arunima

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar

    Chapter Co-director

  • Deepank Saini

    Event Manager

  • Nandini Mishra

    StartupGrind Bhubaneswar

    Director- KIIT

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    Social Media Manager

  • Pradeep Pal Singh Negi

    HR Lead

  • Swati Kapoor

    Startup Grind Bhubaneshwar

    Research Lead

  • Shreyas Pande

    Co-director - KIIT

  • Aashish Singh

    Operations Manager

  • Harsh Vardhan

    Startup Grind Bhubaneswar


  • Satyaprakash Sahoo

    Startup Grind Delhi NCR

    Community Manager

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