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Storytelling: Stories that Influence

  • 03 May 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 140, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105


  • Registration for A2ATD regular chapter members
  • Late registration for individual chapter members
  • If you are a member of Detroit ATD or another local chapter, please provide the chapter name during registration.
  • If you are a member of Detroit ATD or another local chapter, please provide the chapter name during registration.
  • Registration for those not currently A2ATD chapter members
  • Late registration for those not currently A2ATD chapter members
  • Registration for A2ATD student chapter members
  • Late registration for student chapter members

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May 3, 2018

TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Storytelling: Stories that Influence   

Interested in boosting your storytelling techniques? Effective communication leads to stronger human connections, better collaboration, and better business results. Participants in this workshop will learn and apply a core storytelling technique used to demonstrate concepts in learning and to inspire action.

In this session, we will:

  • Learn and apply a core storytelling technique
  • Be able to demonstrate concepts in learning
  • Find your ability to inspire action
5:30 - 5:50 pm   Dinner & Networking 
5:50 - 6:05 pm   Welcome & Introductions
6:05 - 7:15 pm   Presentation & Practice
7:15 - 7:30 pm   Learning Wrap-Up & Meeting Close


Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105


Register by "Friday before Event" (April 30th) and save $5

  • Chapter members = $20
  • Student members = $15
  • Non-member guests = $40
    (Join now and save up to $25!)

Registrations are not considered definite or confirmed until payment has been submitted.

Cancellations & Refunds:

Cancellations will be accepted until 5 pm on Friday before Event (April 30th)

  • Cancellations received prior to this time/date should be requested in writing and sent to finance@a2atd.org.
  • Refunds will be issued either (1) by check (less a $5 processing fee) and will be mailed to the address on file or (2) transferred to the next scheduled A2ATD meeting date.

Refunds after Friday before Event (April 30th) at 5 pm cannot be issued, but we will gladly accept a substitution should you wish to send someone in your place.

About the Presenter:


Michelle Seyfarth, PhD



Michelle has over 20 years of experience in executive coaching, leadership development, and change management. She has an entrepreneurial spirit with broad business experience in the consulting, automotive and staffing industries both in the U.S. and abroad. No matter the job title, Michelle is committed to helping people with dreams become leaders with vision. She believes every individual has the ability, and can be empowered to be all he or she is capable of becoming. A day, a life, an organization can be changed by examining and affecting attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors that drive goals and lead to success. Storytelling is a significant element of that success.  Growing up in a family of storytellers, Michelle has developed her own storytelling ability and applies it in all aspects of business. Michelle contributes her storytelling ability to her success as a trainer, a coach, and a leader.




Jeneen McNally, President of Speak So They Listen, LLC is a Corporate Trainer, Coach, Interviewer, and Business Developer. She is also the Director of Sales for the University of Michigan Operations Leadership Workshop.

She coaches and presents workshops about how to "Speak So They Listen"...speaking and presenting so you are listened to AND understood in: 1-1 conversations, meetings, and giving presentations.  

ATD Competency Model:

Outline the process of CPLP certification

Relate the CPLP certification to their professional career development aspirations and goals

Identify resources to support their interests in the CPLP application

Reflect on their professional competencies for talent development

Network. Learn. Grow.

Creating a World that Works better.

Ann Arbor ATD  P.O. Box 130131  Ann Arbor, MI 48113

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