The EACD is happy to share with you the date of the upcoming Regional Debate in Warsaw, Poland on February 17th from 9.15am to 12.30pm.

This event will focus on the topic of “The power of storytelling and empathic listening in leaders’ communication”. We are happy to announce our speakers:

– Pawel Rabiej, CEO, Managing Partner, Co-Owner at THINKTANK
– Magdalena Petryniak, CEO Story Seekers® Poland, Grupa SAPR

Magdalena is a manager with many years of experience in management. She is a certified coach of Mike Bosworth Leadership for the Story Seekers TM methodology. She has used this method running projects and workshops for companies in many countries, including USA, Singapore, Czech Republic and Poland. For 10 years now, she has been implementing projects in marketing communication and social communication. Running her own company (Grupa SAPR) she has implemented over 50 marketing and PR campaigns for companies and institutions, coordinated a lobbying campaign, that has resulted in a change in law. For 3 years, she was head of special programmes and conferences at Harvard Business Review Polska. She was the co-creator and host at over 30 conferences with international experts of Harvard Business Review Polska – a leading speaker and presenter. She trains and actively supports managers in the area of communication, relying on the Story Seekers TM method. She has graduated from the University of Economics in Kraków, Kraków School of Business, the Leadership Programme at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in USA and the Academy of Innovations of ICAN Institute. She is actively involved in social projects.

Agenda: 09:15 – 09:45

Welcome coffee: 09:45 – 09:50

Introductions – Ewa Rzeczkowska /Patryk Zamorski /Pawel Rabiej: 09:50 – 10:20

TOP PR events of 2015 – Paweł Rabiej (30 min.): 10:20 – 10:55

The power of storytelling and empathic listening in leaders’ communication – by Magdalena Petryniak (35 min.)

Renaissance of story-telling – why it is an effective tool in the hands of every leader.

The power of storytelling – according to anthropologists, sociologists, psychologists and neurologists.

The model of constructing a story – Storyboard and Story Seekers cards.

What sort of stories should we be telling to engage people and encourage change?

What sort of stories give ground for an authentic relationship and true involvement?

Library of corporate and private stories – create your own repository.

10:55 – 11:25
Workshop in groups – constructing and telling stories – examples (30 min.)11:25 – 11:55

SUMMARY 12:00/12:30

End of Session

Please also note that the event will be held in Polish!

Our event will be held at the Google Campus,  ul. Ząbkowska 27/31.

The event will be free of charge compliments to the EACD and Google Campus. If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected].