Award winning speaker – the ‘Multi-Story Man’. Helping leaders to sell themselves and their ideas through storytelling.

How Malcolm Gladwell changed my life

February 14th, 2021|

Andrew shares a personal story, an extraordinary moment of serendipity and an illustration of a small experience with a big significance.Show is hosted by Andrew Thorp, AKA 'The Multi-Story Man'.Andrew is a professional speaker, [...]

Why storytelling matters in business

February 13th, 2021|

In this episode, Andrew explores the importance of storytelling as a tool for persuasion. He describes it as a 'superpower' and suggests we all have the potential to be confident and effective storytellers. Using [...]

Leaning Forward – teaser

February 12th, 2021|

A teaser for forthcoming episodes of our podcast 'Leaning Forward'.Show is hosted by Andrew Thorp, AKA 'The Multi-Story Man'. Andrew is a professional speaker, trainer and consultant in the field of verbal communication and [...]

Between a rock and a hard place

February 12th, 2021|

Something unusual happened on an early morning walk, with some interesting lessons to be learned.Show is hosted by Andrew Thorp, AKA 'The Multi-Story Man'.Andrew is a professional speaker, trainer and consultant in the field [...]

Value the in-between stuff

November 28th, 2020|

Image from Robert Bye on Unsplash If only there were more hours in the day! It’s a familiar lament, but has the shift to remote (home) working actually made that wish come true? [...]

How far does likeability get you?

October 13th, 2020|

In the opening chapter of his book Blink, Malcolm Gladwell introduces the concept of ‘thin-slicing’ with the strapline “How a little bit of knowledge goes a long way”. It’s about the way we [...]

TEDx Bollington – one year on

June 18th, 2020|

Top row: Andrew Vincent, Ali Foxon, Andy Hall, Andrew Greenwood Bottom row: Ellie Pool, Linton Foat, Paul Lewis, Charlotte Simpson It was twelve months ago this week that a group of 8 [...]

Embrace the storytelling approach

May 24th, 2020|

Interview for Twelve Scholars I will always seize the opportunity to promote the value of storytelling in business, so when my good friend Bob Buckley invited me to be interviewed for his Twelve [...]

Zoom fatigue: is it a thing?

May 24th, 2020|

Then my whole world went zoom. Fat Larry’s Band might have reached No.2 in the 1982 UK singles chart with “Zoom” but I don’t think that word was on our lips quite as [...]

Personal Development through JOT

March 5th, 2020|

Huge thank you to Kirsty James for her amazing insights on networking skills at the recent JOT event at the Wilmslow Conference Centre (Total Fitness, Handforth). I consider myself a networking veteran but [...]

A love affair with TED

January 3rd, 2019|

Do schools kill creativity? Confessions of a recovering micromanager This is what happens when you reply to spam email Here’s an idea: let’s invite a bunch of people to sit in a theatre [...]


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