AGL 261: Storytelling with Jerome Deroy

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AGL 261: Storytelling with Jerome Deroy


About Jerome

Powered by StorytellingJerome joined Narativ in 2007 after the founders, Murray Nossel and Paul Browde, handed him a shoebox full of notes and said, “we think there’s a company in here.” Jerome had recently left a position at BNP Paribas, Hong Kong, and came to New York to pursue a career in filmmaking. He jumped at the challenge—and so began Jerome’s story with Narativ.

At Narativ, today Jerome helps companies leverage the power of story-telling by teaching them how to craft and tell stories that resonate through a repeatable and scalable method. Narativ offers listening and storytelling training programs, one-on-one coaching, and virtual work-shops for sales, team building, leadership development and onboarding. For over a decade, Jerome has worked closely with clients as diverse as CIGNA, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharma, and Warby Parker to craft business-relevant personal stories for sales, leadership, and team building. He regularly lectures at Parsons New School of Design in New York City on The Art of Storytelling.


Today We Talked About

  • Jerome’s background
  • Why Storytelling
  • How to tell a good story
  • The science of knowledge transfer and how it becomes part of the company’s ecosystem
  • Listen to yourself
  • How are others listening to you
  • Just tell the actions, not the feelings
  • What happened?  and The Story Arc…. Know the ending
  • Obstacles for listening
  • The methodology of a great story
  • Every employee has a story and why it matters for your organization

Connect With Jerome

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