Improve your leadership with stories
Have a story for your next pitch, speech or meeting.
Create your stories for all leadership situations
Fireside-stories supports you with your stories, whether in a team or privately.
Envision and inspireSet a vision, goals, or forward ideas using stories.
Create a winning contextShape culture, values and beliefs, strengthen diversity and innovation with your stories.
Bring the team to its bestMotivate, care, and challenge with the power of your stories.
Build strength in othersCoach others and provide your perspective with strong stories.
Leverage autonomy for growthHelp others assume responsibility and build self efficacy with your stories.
Why stories work
Humans are primed for stories. Stories always capture attention. Through stories we pass our wisdom to the next generation. Decisions are made on a subconscious, emotional and (later) on the rational level. Thats why, you have influence and power with the strong emotional content of a story.
Create your stories with ease, here is how
Create the copy of the story
Finetune your prestructured copy. You may create a briefing for an agency or for a freelancer.
Gather stories from peers
Use communities to start a "call for stories". Create a new private community and provide the link to the people involved! Have fun!
How to create a learning organization with storytelling
As a child you learned from stories. Promote a culture of storytelling in your organization. Competences and skills for the future will be fostered. At the same time you strengthen the identification with the learning organization.
By Holger Laabs
Three essentials for your organizational transformation
Transformation can be much more successful, if you use stories, focus on a few people first and explore and reframe the mindset of the employees.
By Holger Laabs
Three most important priorities
Setting priorities and to make the priorities reality is hard for most. Publish stories on your challenges to a mastermind group you trust. It is very effective, liberating and relieving. Tell stories!
By Holger Laabs
Fireside-stories.de is a child of the Holger Laabs GmbH. Digging deep into innovation, strategy, culture, agility, I realized, stories can make them all work.
The challenges of our time need other means than those of the past. It requires leaders, pioneers, visionaries, and doers join forces to master the transformations of organizations, societies, countries, and continents. People seek psychological safety, a feeling of belongingness and want to understand how their work impacts the world. And stories deliver that.
Most of us default on facts and figures when presenting ideas or asking for change. We rarely use stories. Schools don't teach, how to tell stories and what impact stories create. But best leaders use stories all the time. It is their secret weapon. Before any argumentation starts, they analyze a situation through the lens of storytelling.
I find it should easy to create, to organize and to share stories for you. And it should be easy to comprehend stories for people you care about.
I want people to flourish and organizations to find new grounds in an ocean of uncertainty. I felt it was time to start a platform on storytelling. A place where you can craft and share stories. A place where you may find the needed inspiration, improve mindfulness and diversity of thought. I invite you to sign up for a free account and to start exploring the power of stories.