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g-f(2)1480 Harnessing the Power of Storytelling for Organizational Change

 

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Introduction: 


In the ever-evolving world of business, driving change can be a daunting task. However, Frances X. Frei and Anne Morriss, in their insightful article “Storytelling That Drives Bold Change,” provide a roadmap for crafting a compelling narrative that can inspire and drive bold change.


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"A compelling narrative is a powerful tool for driving organizational change. It harnesses the power of emotions, frequent communication, and various formats to bring the story to life and make it resonate with the audience."  — Fernando and Bing Chatbot



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The power of storytelling in driving organizational change lies not just in narrating events but in inspiring action. It requires a deep understanding of your story, honoring the past, articulating a persuasive mandate for change, and laying out an optimistic path forward.



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  1. Understanding your story: Leaders need to understand their story well enough to describe it in simple terms.
  2. Honoring the past: It’s important to honor the past and acknowledge the journey that has led to the present.
  3. Articulating a mandate for change: Leaders need to articulate a persuasive mandate for change to convince others of the need for change.
  4. Providing a clear path forward: Laying out a rigorous and optimistic path forward provides a clear direction for the change.
  5. Using emotions: Emotions are powerful tools that can bring your story to life and help drive employees’ commitment to change.
  6. Communicating often: Leaders need to communicate their strategic messaging far more often than they think they should.
  7. Being self-aware: Self-awareness is key to playing the instrument of your emotions and preventing them from sabotaging your change story.
  8. Repeating your story: Leaders who were intentionally redundant moved their projects forward faster and more smoothly than others.
  9. Using various formats: Leaders should experiment with different formats, such as words, numbers, cartoons, pictures, to bring their change story to life.
  10. Creating a compelling narrative: Creating a compelling narrative can greatly increase your chances of successful organizational change.



Conclusion: 


“Storytelling That Drives Bold Change” underscores the transformative power of a compelling narrative in shaping attitudes and beliefs, starting with your own. The story you tell yourself sets the stage for the organizational change you’re envisioning. And when you share it skillfully with others, your story starts to become their reality.


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"Storytelling That Drives Bold Change" by Frances X. Frei and Anne Morriss summary


"Storytelling That Drives Bold Change" is an article by Frances X. Frei and Anne Morriss, published in the November-December 2023 issue of Harvard Business Review¹. The authors present an effective approach to crafting a compelling narrative that can drive organizational change¹.


The article outlines four key steps to crafting such a story:

1. Understand your story so well that you can describe it in simple terms.

2. Honor the past to acknowledge the journey that has led to the present.

3. Articulate a persuasive mandate for change to convince others of the need for change.

4. Lay out a rigorous and optimistic path forward to provide a clear direction for the change¹.


After crafting the story, the next step is to get others behind your story. The authors suggest using emotions to bring the story to life and help drive employees’ commitment to change¹. They also recommend promoting your narrative aggressively, sharing it wherever the opportunity arises—in speeches, interviews, town hall meetings, one-on-ones—and incorporating it into different formats, from videos to images to guidebooks¹.


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(1) Storytelling That Drives Bold Change - Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2023/11/storytelling-that-drives-bold-change.

(2) Management communication - HBR - Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/topic/subject/management-communication.



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Frances X. Frei and Anne Morriss, Storytelling That Drives Bold ChangeFrom the Magazine (November–December 2023).


Frances X. Frei


Frances X. Frei is a Professor of Technology and Operations Management and the course lead for first-year diversity and inclusion studies at Harvard Business School¹. She has worked for Uber and been on the board of directors at WeWork¹. Frei graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics¹. She subsequently earned a master's degree in industrial engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and a PhD in Operations and Information Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania¹. In April 2023, Frei and her wife, Anne Morriss, launched their first podcast, "Fixable", produced by TED Audio Collective¹.


Anne Morriss 


Anne Morriss is a leadership coach and the Executive Founder of The Leadership Consortium, a first-of-its-kind leadership accelerator that works to help more and varied leaders thrive⁵. Her collaborators have ranged from early-stage tech founders to Fortune 50 executives to public-sector leaders building national competitiveness⁵. She has spent the last twenty years building and leading mission-driven enterprises, serving most recently as CEO and founder of GenePeeks⁵.


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(1) Frances X. Frei - Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_X._Frei.

(2) Frances Frei & Anne Morriss - Thinkers50. https://thinkers50.com/biographies/frances-frei-anne-morriss/.

(3) Frances X. Frei - Faculty & Research - Harvard Business School. https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=6587.

(4) Frances X. Frei - Biography - MarketScreener.com. https://www.marketscreener.com/business-leaders/Frances-Frei-08F3CF-E/biography/.

(5) Frances X. Frei - Wikiwand. https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Frances_X._Frei.

(6) Anne Marie Morris - Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Marie_Morris.

(7) Anne Morriss | Speaker | TED. https://www.ted.com/speakers/anne_morriss.



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