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Discover how to harness the power of storytelling in business to create a more human connection with prospects and customers, in a data-driven world.

What can we do for you?

We host a variety of events and workshops designed to spark creativity, explore new ideas and give you the skills that will ensure you and your business can adapt, engage and thrive in a competitive world.

If you would like to find out more about the work we do, you can get in touch via the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Improvised Networking

Using theatrical improv techniques and exercises we equip you with the skills you need to approach any situation with confidence.
Just like MacGyver or B.A Barracas from the A-Team!

The ABC Story Method

At the heart of our approach is a simple framework for attracting and bonding with prospects in order to convert them into customers that uses the power of story at each stage.

Story Method Workshops

We realise that it is not enough to know something in theory, you need to put it into practice for it to bed in.
We run workshops that help you to apply the story method to your business.

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Creating a human connection

Without a bridge between you and your listeners, all of your words fall into the gap between you.
Annette Simmons

At Explory Story we help you build that bridge to connect on a human level.

Human connection and attention are scarce resources, despite us living in a ridiculously connected world. The creation and nurturing of these resources lie right at the heart of everything we do.

With a story, you create connection and meaning. With Improv you create presence and attention. Together they help you to explore opportunites, share insights and connect on an emotional level.

When you listen to someone, it’s the most profound act of human respect.
William Ury

Don’t take our word for it

Our customers are the heroes of our story and here is what they have to say about working with us.

Improvised Networking – the reactions

“It really pushes you out of your comfort zone and you make epic business contacts too!
What’s not to like?”

Emma Friendship-Kilburn

Director, Emm-Power

“Great event led by genuinely authentic people who are committed to the group’s success.”

Lex McKee

The Accelerated Trainer

“Everyone was very warm and it takes you completely out of your comfort zone. Interesting about the gibberish… I often feel I have no idea what someone at a networking event is trying to say. This really helps you react appropriately. ”

Mandy Pike

Director, A-Storage

“Full of eclectic people and great fun!”

Sue Hamilton-Gill

Director, Global HR

Story Method Marketing Workshop – the reactions

“Friendly, humourous, relevant, brilliant content – great group size. Like that you didn’t spend time on introductions but built them into first exercise.”

TillyLou James

Owner, PhysiYoga Designs Ltd

“I didn’t know where to start when it came to storytelling for my business – Neil and Trisha have given me tools to use to help develop and refine my pitch and my business story ”

Sophie Townsend

Owner, Meadowsweet Posies

Recent Events

Explory Story Improvised Networking – The Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth 

At such a dynamic event it was hard to get the perfect shot but we keep trying.

The Story Workshop – March 14 The Shelley Theatre

Serious work going on!

New Workshop dates and venues will be announced shortly

From the blog

We are consistently curious and write about ideas relating to storytelling and improvisation in marketing and communication as well as other random stuff that piques our interest.

The Art of Winging It

  How good are you at flying by the seat of your pants? Do you ever improvise? What if seconds before a wedding speech you fumble around in your pocket to find your notes and to your horror, they are not there. What would you do? Would you say - ‘sorry - can’t make a...

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How to play ‘Product Pinnochio’

This is just one of the brilliant brainstorming activities to be found in 'Game Storming'. The subheading for the book is: 'A playbook for innovators, rulebreakers and changemakers' - nice! So are you up for playing? Then let me explain the reason and the rules. By...

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The Explorer Hook

Sherlock Holmes and Bilbo Baggins are the kind of characters that take us on the journey with them, filled with a sense of quest. This is the explorer hook and you can use it to attract clients.

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Get in touch!

If you would like to work with us or you have a burning question that you need answering just drop us a line.