from the Family Focus Blog
An expert trainer in leadership and storytelling techniques, Paul Smith has found that stories are not only a powerful tool for engaging and motivating employees. A dedicated father of two, Paul routinely relies on stories to help his sons find solutions to challenges, from bouncing back from failure to dealing with bullies, and develop important character traits. You don’t have to be an accomplished professional storyteller to tap into the power of stories to teach, inspire, and shape your child. As Paul shows in his new book, PARENTING WITH A STORY (AMACOM; November 2014), using stories is easy—once you overcome the three biggest barriers.