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What participants say about our workshops

"What I was hoping for...and so much more!" | "Months later and I'm still using the tools!" | "Expert facilitation!" | "Awesome interactions with others!"

Rance took us on a journey, one step at a time, supporting us all the way with the knowledge and tools to turn our stories into REAL vehicles of change.
Owner, Intuito Group
"A fantastic way to learn to craft a compelling message to move beyond the data into driving change."
Senior Director, Cohesity
"Story Design and Rance's coaching helped to crystalize the stepping stones to a more powerful way of presenting content."
Leadership Coach
"We incorporated the principles of Story Design to film scenarios for a course that helped improve our staff’s professional acumen. The debrief of the scenarios, and the retention of the material is so much
better than before."
"Our next generation training experience feels realistic, believable, relatable, and authentic. Rance's session was inspirational, creative, and a total must for people who want to design memorable, emotional training that sticks." 
"The Story Design Workshop helped to build our confidence in taking story-based approaches by giving us a set of simple tools that we could start using instantly." 
"Rance’s phenomenally creative leadership brought our vision of meaningful story-centered training
to life."
Owner, Luksi Coaching & Consulting 
"...insanely practical, but also fun and easy to produce. Rance's Story Design methodology was enlightening, to say the least!"
Coach, Product Architect & Co-Founder, ElearningSecrets.com
"Where I once saw bullet points, I now see dialogue... Highly recommend Rance’s expertise to take your training to the next level of awesomeness!"
Elearning Solutions Specialist

"Rance provided a structured and clear way to make a story happen. And he took us step by step to building a great story."
HR Director, Sunray
"I have been telling stories in training for years, but Story Design helped me to go from telling stories to designing stories that help learners apply the content."
L&D Specialist, University of Illinois
“Before the Vyond Story Production Workshop, my stories felt robotic. I learned how to bring my characters to life!"
Communications Specialist, Cameco

What's in this for you

Story-Based Instruction

Our workshops are designed to immerse you in stories as you learn and practice Story Design. 

Storytelling Community

Connect with a vibrant community of professionals committed to humanizing the workplace and dedicated to sharing stories that make a difference. Participate in discussion groups and live sessions with Rance Greene.

Storytelling Tools

Our worksheets, guides, and tools are designed get you on your storytelling feet quickly so you can focus on what's most important: The people you train. The people you lead.  

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Empower your audience through Story Design.
Rance delivers a unique story-based message that will inspire your audience and give them practical steps to start implementing Story Design in their work. 
Bring Story Design to any group within your company who wants to master the technique of Story Design.
Need a story for a presentation? Training? Marketing? Need A Story can help bring your
story to life!
One-on-one or small group coaching sessions meet executives, and other leaders right where they are and build confidence in Story Design skills.

Rance Greene

Rance Greene formed needastory.com and the School for Story Design for those who struggle with storytelling at work. His methodology—Story Design—gives leaders, designers and developers a systematic and creative way for discovering who their audience is and how to persuade them to take action on new ideas. He helps talent development teams and consultants discover that they are uniquely equipped to tell the best story for their learning audiences. Rance is the author of Instructional Story Design, a practical guide for developing stories that train. He coaches, teaches, speaks and writes often on the benefits of stories to connect people to one another.
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