Are your presentations a bit dry? Do you have a desire to stop reading your slides to your audience? Do you want your audience to connect and remember you? This session will give you the tools you need to successfully present your "story" to a range of audiences; from your daily one on one client interactions to internal teams, to boardrooms, or large conferences.
1. Learn how to brainstorm story ideas.
2. Learn to map out the story and nail the opener.
3. Understand how to practice "writing aloud" to master the conversational tone.
Molly McCloy is a four-time Moth StorySLAM winner whose work was recently profiled in O Magazine. She holds an M.F.A. in Nonfiction from The New School where she learned to tell darkly humorous stories. Since 2009, she has been teaching college students to embrace courage and authenticity in their writing. Molly has performed stories for Bawdy and RADAR in San Francisco, and at Dixon Place in New York City, The Scottsdale Center for the Arts, and The Arizona Biltmore. Her stories have been broadcast on KJZZ in Phoenix and KUAZ and KXCI in Tucson. Most recently, she has facilitated storytelling workshops for Pima Community College, Quest Storytelling, and the University of Arizona's The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environmental and Social Justice.
Named one of the "40 under 40" honorees by CPA Practice Advisor in 2014 and in 2015 by Accounting Today as a "One to Watch" in their Top 100 Most Influential People issue. David is an innovative and influential force in the small business accounting world.
With over 21 years of experience, David has provided many small businesses, accountants, and developers with technical tools, deep industry knowledge, strategy, and solutions. His business sense, vast technical knowledge, and domain expertise have helped bridge the gap between developers, small business owners, and accountants. His unique style and impressive network have influenced and helped shape the new generation of accounting professionals.
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