Strategic Storytelling for Public Speaking


Whether you’re preparing for a speaking engagement, putting together a content strategy for your company, or looking to incorporate stories into your Zoom presentations – award-winning storyteller Danielle Dardashti has an effective framework to help get you there.  In her high-energy interactive virtual workshop, Danielle breaks down the science, art, and craft of strategic storytelling.

IDENTIFY your audience, MINE memories, and WEAVE them into memorable and relatable stories that retain attention.

By the end of this hands-on, 5-session Masterclass you will have your very own 5 minute story that is ready to tell.   The 5-part workshop is a combination of group sessions and one-on-one sessions with Danielle.

  • First Session: Group Kickoff, July 23rd 1:00 -2:00 pm Strategic Storytelling Framework and group activity.
  • Second Session: Week of July 30th – One hour one-on-one session with Danielle to identify audience needs, mine memories, and select story.
  • Third Session: August 6th 1:00 -2:00 pm – Group second session: present rough drafts, receive feedback if time allows.
  • Fourth Session: Week of August 10th — One-hour one-on-one session with Danielle to fine tune story.
  • Fifth (Final) Session: August 20th 1:00 -2:30 pm – Presenting story to group and celebrating each other’s progress!

Learn a bit more about the story mining process in this LIVE interview we had with Danielle.

Danielle’s approach gives you a clear path for cultivating your thoughts and working the elements into a captivating story for your audience.  I walked away feeling inspired and ready to dig back into my brand’s storylines.

-Ava Ghiotti, small business owner

Minimum 6 participants. Maximum 12

Danielle Dardashti is an award-winning storyteller who helps companies and individuals tell impactful stories. She founded dash. branded content, advising marketers on storytelling with video, podcasts, and interactive experiences. And she recently co-founded STORYBOOM, producing live storytelling events, facilitating workshops, and coaching individuals.

Danielle is an Emmy award-winning documentary producer/writer, a former on-air TV reporter, and the co-author of three published books. In 2019, she took home the top prize at the Elevate storytelling competition in Park City, Utah. She has served on the board of New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) since 2015. Danielle lives in White Plains, NY, with her husband and their two teenagers.


There are no refunds once purchased but you can transfer it to a friend. If the minimum participants is not reached, the workshop will be cancelled at least a week in advance and you will be refunded in full. Once the maximum is reached, then the event will be removed from the page for purchase. After purchase, you will receive details and a pre-workshop questionnaire so we can tailor the experience to the participants. We welcome any questions you may have before or after purchase.

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