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StoryJacking: Rewrite the Narrative

  • 04/20/2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom Online Meeting


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April Monthly Meeting

StoryJacking: Rewrite the Narrative

Have you ever been derailed listening to your client’s stories, flooded with the surface story, and missed the deeper, often hidden plot line that lies just below the surface? These underlying stories are the real issues that stop your clients from moving forward. These stories sabotage them and ultimately are the foundation to everything they believe they can or cannot accomplish. 

Many coaches focus on “bottom lining” stories and miss the opportunity to help clients unpack some deep beliefs that hinder them. Our stories are the doorway into deeper awareness. Stories come on the spectrum of Snapshot Stories, “I am not good enough.” “I can’t handle this.” “No one cares what I have to say.” All the way to the deeply woven and unconsciously integrated stories that affect the way we look at the world and our place in it.

What would be possible for you and your clients if you could assess the difference between what is interesting and what is important in the stories that they are telling? What might transform in your client’s life if you could hold the space of curiosity with the internal narrative and help your client unpack the deeper issues at play?

Key Take-Aways

1.      How we became wired for stories

2.     The Neuroscience of Stories

3.     StoryJacking and the ICF Core Competencies

4.     Tools for StoryJacking

Approved by ICF for CCEU.


1.0 CCEU Core Competency 

Our Speaker

Lyssa deHart


Lyssa deHart, LICSW, MCC, author of StoryJacking: Change Your DialogueTransform Your Life, is a Leadership Confidence and Whole Life Coach. Lyssa works with confidence challenged high achievers who are ready to rewrite the internal narratives that slow them down. Her clients include executives, senior leadership, and managers at organizations such as Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, the US Military, as well as with creative writers, actors, and artists.

Lyssa is also an ICF Certified Mentor Coach and course leader with inviteCHANGE. She uses her understanding of the ICF Core Competencies, combined with her knowledge of Neuroscience, to work with Professional Coaches.

What fires her up is working with smart people to trust their brilliance and develop the courage and confidence to believe in themselves and the work that is their purpose.

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