Welcome to Story Dynamics®Why "Story Dynamics"?

Storytelling can be a dynamic force for connection, imagination, and transformation.

photo of Doug Lipman, storytelling coachI am the world's most experienced storytelling coach, an internationally performing storyteller, and an established author and trainer. I have created innovative tools for learning to convey meaning and command attention through storytelling.

I seek to work with those who care about the dynamics of storytelling: the changes in ourselves, our relationships, and our stories that come about when we enter the living, powerful, vulnerable realm of storytelling.

what is your storytelling desire?

Do you want:

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To begin storytelling

How do I get started telling stories?

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To master storytelling

How can I maximize my ability to engage and transform listeners through storytelling?

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To bring Doug for an engagement

How do I book Doug for a performance, keynote, workshop or training?

Or, through storytelling, do you want to:


Strengthen your organization
How do I integrate the power of storytelling into my organization?

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Empower others to tell their stories

How can I help other people shape their stories so their voices can be heard?

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Spread the word about your business or your art?

How can I use storytelling in my marketing and website? Or how can I market my storytelling?

Nope, I don't find myself above. Help me!

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The Starter Kit Special

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latest posts

Seven Deadly Storytelling Sins, part 1

I admit, "sins" is too strong a word. But any of these common mistakes can torpedo your storytelling. And that can mean a lost chance to communicate, a lost ally, or even a lost job. more

Free article about websites

This article teases you with the promise of information about websites for storytellers. more