The Importance of Story Telling

The central theme of the podcast revolves around the importance of storytelling in the job hunting process. Dr. Christopher Harz emphasizes that storytelling can help job seekers create emotional connections with interviewers and potential employers, making them stand out from the competition. He provides tips on how to craft compelling and concise stories that highlight one's skills, problem-solving abilities, and dedication.

  • (03:27) - Why use storytelling to stand out
  • (06:23) - A storytelling example
  • (10:24) - The elements of a short story
  • (13:49) - 5 Tips for storytelling
  • (15:23) - Tricks for storytelling

Creators and Guests

Dr. Christopher Harz Ed.D., MBA
Dr. Christopher Harz Ed.D., MBA
Dr. Christopher Harz has an extensive background at executive and front-line levels in research, marketing, and productization of technology-based products and services. He has managed and educated many teams and created strategies to win over $550 million in contracts. Dr. Harz worked for the RAND Corporation, DARPA, NASA, DHS, and US military (all three services and Special Forces) and intelligence agencies; with major corporations including Boeing, Northrop, Lockheed, IBM, and NTT; as well as for Allied government agencies on five continents. His knowledge of human psychology and motivation guided his hiring of very diverse global groups to work together as proud and successful teams on tight schedules. He has Doctor of Educational Technology (Ed.D., Magna Cum Laude), Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor’s in Psychology (B.A.) degrees.
The Importance of Story Telling
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