The Winning Story

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Dr Dennis RebeloDo you have a story that persuades others to take action that benefit both of you? Are you currently working to build a narrative that differentiates you in a positive way? According to Dr. Dennis Rebelo, professor, speaker, and creator of the research-based Peak Storytelling model, your story will largely determine whether or not you achieve your goals. In this CareerCast, Dennis shares his insights, strategies, and tactics. Even more, he creates a Boothie’s story live on the episode. Listen in and enjoy!

Aired June 18, 2021

Dr. Dennis Rebelo is a professor, speaker, and career coach. He is the creator of the Peak Storytelling model, his research-based method for crafting the narrative of who you are and what drives you and why, utilized by former professional athletes turned nonprofit leaders as well as entrepreneurs, CEOs, guidance professionals, and advisers throughout the world. Dr. Rebelo, former president of Alex and Ani University and co-founder of the Sports Mind Institute, recently received the 2020 Thomas J. Carroll Award for full Excellence at Roger Williams University. He currently resides in Rhode Island. 

Story Like You Mean It: How to Build and Use Your Personal Narrative to Illustrate Who You Really Are by Dr. Dennis Rebelo (2021)

Communicate to Influence: How to Inspire Your Audience to Action Hardcover by Ben Decker and Kelly Decker (2015)

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic  (2015)

Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less by Joseph McCormack (2014)

StoryBranding: Creating Standout Brands Through the Power of Story by Jim Signorelli (2012)

Tell to Win: Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story by Peter Guber (2011)

You Are a Brand!: How Smart People Brand Themselves for Business Success by Catherine Kaputa (2010)

Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling that Propels Careers by Katharine Hansen (2009)

The Power of Story: Change Your Story, Change Your Destiny in Business and in Life by Jim Loehr (2008)

The Elements of Persuasion: Use Storytelling to Pitch Better, Sell Faster & Win More Business by Richard Maxwell and Robert Dickman (2007)

Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins: How to Use Your Own Stories to Communicate with Power and Impact by Annette Simmons (2007)

The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion through the Art of Storytelling by Annette Simmons and Doug Lipman (2006)

Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story by Jerry Weissman (2006)

What’s Your Story?: Using Stories to Ignite Performance and Be More Successful by Craig Wortmann (2006)

Around The Corporate Campfire: How Great Leaders Use Stories To Inspire Success by Evelyn Clark (2004)

Leader’s Guide to Storytelling: Mastering the Art and Discipline of Business Narrative by Stephen Denning (2005)

Squirrel Inc.: A Fable of Leadership through Storytelling by Stephen Denning (2004)

Story Like You Mean It:

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