Storytelling: Can you see it?

There is a form of storytelling that we watch, yes it is movies but we don’t do movies at work. Right ?

So, what do we do to  make people see what we are saying ? Is there a way to make that happen ?

Firstly let us understand why seeing is even important? 

When you make someone see something you engage that little voice in their head that is constantly saying ( whilst you are talking to them ), ” How long is this going to take and when can I get back to my emails ? ”

Watch this entertaining and insightful clip ( 5 mins 2 secs ) on Vision based on John Medina’s  Brain Rule #10: Vision trumps all other senses

Clearly vision is important.

But how can you make someone see something without pictures just with the help of your words?

One of the trick that I have used to make people see what I am saying is

Talk about a place that your audience know how it looks

Eg, I was standing in emergency ward of the hospital, We were in small boardroom with 15 people all leaning over each other.

Here is an under 60 Sec Video in which I have explained this

 

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