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'The Power of Storytelling' is like a textbook for public speakers

Ty Bennett has shared the stage with U.S. President Clinton.
Ty Bennett has shared the stage with U.S. President Clinton.
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Ty Bennett believes the best way to connect with people and to influence them is by telling good stories. Through his own experience, Bennett has learned how to ask questions that will captivate an audience. He shares his tips and tools for success in his book, The Power of Storytelling.

In the book, which reads like a textbook, Bennett describes how, where, and why stories work. He also explains the three ways people learn. Bennett uses acronyms and online videos to make his concepts easy to remember. To perfect your skills, Bennett recommends analyzing other public speakers and video taping yourself.

This book is not available at a St. Paul Public Library or a Ramsey County Library. To obtain a copy of The Power of Storytelling and other self-help business products, visit http://leadershipinc.com/ and click on the "store" tab.

Julia Parent also writes St. Paul TV Examiner and St. Paul Magazine Examiner articles.