Creating a shared language
We use metaphorical stories to trigger reflection and conversations on organisational beliefs and values. This is followed by personal storytelling within business units and also coaching leaders to use stories as an impactful process to impact different stakeholder groups.
When do stories help
Through a change management process
Shell Business Operations
By the River and its story telling technique creates a unique safe space for participants by creating a child-like context of stories heard and told when we were children. The powerful stories and the narration can trigger reflection and commitment conversations among participants. We have used the technique in Shell to deepen the understanding of organizational cultural and core values around diversity, inclusion and leadership.