009: Introducing yourself with your “Hero’s Journey” story
Before giving a presentation, tell your Hero’s Journey story. Include the beginning, middle and end of your journey to show how your experiences have perfectly prepared you to help your audience now.[1:00] Advocating for environmental actions is all about change. There is a lot of built-in resistance. [1:30] Tell your story before launching into a presentation. [1:45] Joseph Campbell and others talk about Hero’s Journey. Plot of every adventure story. [2:00] Hero’s Journey: start where you are, go on an adventure, then return home and share wisdom. [3:30] Design your Hero’s Journey story to be as short as 30 seconds to 1 minute, or as long as you like. [3:45] Example: weight loss coaching story [4:35] Example: anxiety coaching story [5:20] Climate Reality Training: Tell your story before you start your talk [6:05] Example: climate action story [7:00] Leave a comment: What’s your Hero’s Journey?
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