Nancy Duarte and the Power of Story

Nancy Duarte is founder and CEO of Duarte Design, one of the most prolific communications design firms in Silicon Valley. They’ve produced presentations for Apple, Adobe, Cisco, Nokia and many more. In this short video for Stanford’s Graduate Business School, she shares why stories are so important. As you watch it, listen for how you can apply what she’s saying to your own storytelling or business.

The Key Take-Aways

  • Humans are hard-wired to enjoy stories.. They transform and connect us heart to heart.
  • As we root for the hero, we are transformed.
  • You will be a better leader if you have human moments and connections.