The Core Story run events throughout the year to give you some insights into the impact of storytelling.
Upcoming events are listed below.

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28 May

Radical Simplicity – The CEO Story Roundtable Insight Series

Cutting-edge Insights | Roundtable Series

Radical Simplicity – The story around one of the biggest turnarounds in logistics business history from the man who made it happen!

The Core Story are hosting the first of our “CEO Insight” Roundtables on Tuesday 28th May in the beautiful Exo Building courtesy of An Post.

Our guest is Ken Allen, Former CEO of DHL International and Author of Radical Simplicity, who transformed DHL from a E2 billion loss maker to a E2 billion profit centre.

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28 & 29 May

The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

Cutting-edge Insights | Real-world Solutions

The Core Story is thrilled to partner with The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, taking place May 28th and 29th at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin.

We look forward to participating in a “Future of Work” panel on Tuesday 28 with a group of thought leaders where we will discuss some key trends driving leaders in the world of work in 2024 and beyond.

Join The Core Story team at stand D11. Registration for this event is FREE!

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1 February 2024

Leaders Summit: Championing Corporate Social Justice

Breaking Barriers | Promoting Inclusion

Teaming up with #WilsonHartnell, The Core Story proudly backs the #OpenDoorsInitiative, dedicated to fostering inclusive workplaces. Minister #SimonCoveney and business leaders convened this morning for the Open Doors Leaders Summit, shifting focus towards Corporate Social Justice. Industry experts from #indeed , #ey#sodexo and #bankofamerica shared initiatives promoting inclusive recruitment and cultural sensitivity. CEO of Open Doors Initiative, #JeanneMcDonagh, urged attendees to drive positive social impact.

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25 January

BioPharma & Life Sciences Connected Live

Cutting-edge Insights | Real-world Solutions

The Core Story is thrilled to partner with the Biopharma and Life Sciences Conference and Exhibition, taking place January 25th at the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa in Little Island, Cork. Our CEO, Padraig Hyland will be discussing the latest trends and future of BioPharma with leading experts in the industry. Over 75 leading speakers involved in the development & manufacturing of biopharmaceutical & biotech products & technology will participate in a full day’s schedule of keynote talks & panels on the topics shaping the sector.

Join The Core Story team at stand 59a. Registration for this event is FREE!

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Wednesday 6 December

Building a Business with Heart

Prioritize Purpose | Cultivate Impactful Leadership

Connecting with the heart of the team and organisation leads to profound transformation and a lasting legacy. Building a business with ❤️ entails creating a company culture centred on purpose and impact, ensuring all stakeholders feel valued and heard. By focusing on people, transparency, community, and leadership, you can create a business that not only generates profit but also positively impacts the world.

Join us for our event on Wednesday, December 6th, at 14:00 GMT / 09:00 Eastern Standard Time. Discover how to build a business that combines profit with purpose!

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17 - 18 October

UNLEASH World – Paris

The Core Story Team is excited to attend UNLEASH World 2023 in Paris, the most influential HR event in the world. The Core Story believe the way we do business is changing, and as leaders work to drive performance, steering their organisation toward a brighter, more sustainable future, one thing is clear—no leader can go it alone. The Core Story believe it is time for a game-changing approach to engagement —an approach that sparks from the heart of your organisation.

Join us at booth #C113 to discuss our game changing approach or reach out to set up a meeting on site.

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Thursday 28 September

Authenticity: The Key to Great Leadership

Unlocking Success | Fostering Thriving Environments

It’s not just a buzzword; it’s the cornerstone of success. If you want to recruit and retain the best talent, you have to lead differently and you need to create a workplace where people want to work and feel valued. Authentic Leaders use personal values to inform decision making, meaning their authentic self (and those of team members) is important to the story and success of an organisation. The Core Story firmly believe that the core of outstanding leadership is authenticity. Authentic leaders can have a profound impact on individuals and organisations, creating environments where people can thrive, collaborate and achieve meaningful results.

Join us on Thursday, September 28th, at 09:00 Eastern / 14:00 BST to delve deeper into the impact of authentic leadership. Let’s lead with authenticity and make a difference together!

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Monday 24th July

Making Purpose a Business Advantage

Thrive in a Purposeful Culture | Sustainable Growth | Enhanced Employee Engagement

Discover the transformative potential of purpose-driven business! In today’s evolving work landscape, employees seek meaning over mere means, highlighting the crucial role of purpose in organizational success. Defining your company’s purpose goes beyond crafting a statement – it’s about leveraging it to drive growth and engage stakeholders.

Join us on Monday, July 24th, at 09:00 Eastern / 14:00 British Summer Time to delve into the power of purpose and learn how to infuse it into your company culture for sustainable growth.

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Wednesday 7 June

The Power of Storytelling in Sales

Unlock Emotional Selling | Connect & Persuade Through Story

From ancient campfire tales to modern TED talks and Instagram stories, storytelling has shaped human communication. Now, leverage its power to revolutionize your sales approach. Mastering this skill enables you to become an exceptional salesperson, forging instant connections and trust in the workplace. In today’s B2B landscape, emotions sway buying decisions more than facts. Discover how crafting compelling narratives can sway internal stakeholders and seal the deal.

Join us for “The Power of Storytelling in Sales” on Wednesday, June 7th, at 09:00 Eastern / 14:00 British Summer Time. Transform your sales strategy!

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Thursday 27 April

How to tell your Strategy Story

Simplifies complex ideas | Enhances employee engagement | Driving organisational success

Veit Etzold asserts that “Strategies are stories,” underscoring the narrative’s pivotal role in charting our path forward. The Harvard Business Review recently published an article titled “Your Strategy Needs a Story” highlighting that strategy should not just be a set of analytical and logical choices. Storytelling helps leaders unite teams around a shared vision, improving engagement and motivation.

In our session on Strategy & Story, happening Thursday, April 27th, at 09:00 Eastern / 14:00 BST, Padraig Hyland and Dr. Yolande Coombes will guide you through the art of storytelling in leadership and strategy. Unleash the potential of narrative to inspire engagement, fuel motivation, and drive success.

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Thursday 23 March

Telling Stories with Data

Unveiling Insights | Engage & Persuade

Data is the lifeblood of any organisation or business, yet effectively understanding and utilising it presents challenges. The question arises: How do we decipher the complexity and extract its underlying significance? The answer lies in storytelling. By tapping into the emotional dimension of decision-making, we can transform raw data into compelling narratives. Storytelling enables us to weave seemingly disparate facts, figures, and statistics into coherent tales that convey meaningful insights. This approach serves as an interpretive tool, allowing professionals to communicate their findings in a relatable manner, resonating with clients or colleagues without the need for overly technical explanations. Through storytelling, the power of data becomes accessible and impactful, driving informed decision-making and fostering deeper understanding.

Find out more at our session Data & Storytelling on Thursday 23rd March @ 14.00 GMT/ 09.00 Eastern led by Dr. Yolande Coombes and Padraig Hyland.

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Thursday 26 January

Storytelling in Business

Connect & persuade through story | Speak with impact

Do you want to learn more about storytelling and business and the powerful impact it can have? What kind of stories do organisations need to have? Are personal stories good stories to tell in business? Padraig Hyland, CEO, of The Core Story’s will answer some of these questions at the upcoming Kilkenny Chamber Chat that is taking place in The Set Theatre, Langtons Kilkenny on Thursday 26th January at 6.30pm. If you are in the area, this is a free event for members and non-members and a great way to kick start 2023. Spaces are limited and to register for this event, email Roisin [email protected]

Thursday 26 January

Storytelling in Action

Connect & persuade through story | Speak with impact

Join our ‘Storytelling in Action’ FREE session on Thursday 26 January @ 14.00 GMT/ 09.00 Eastern (30-45mins) facilitated by Padraig Hyland, Founder of The Core Story. This session is designed to provide you with a space to come and practice sharing your stories, determine what your story is and learn more about the power of story and the impact it can have on your business.

If you have a specific story you are working on; this session is a safe environment for you to share and get immediate feedback and insight. It will be a working session so come along with your cameras on!

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Do you want to showcase your coaching talents?

If you are a coach and would like to be involved in our FREE monthly webinars please get in touch. We like to showcase new talents and approaches and give you the platform to do so. The Core Story™ brings together skills and experience from international business strategy, performing and creative arts, leadership development, broadcasting, and journalism, to create meaningful business stories and strategies, with powerful results.
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