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Building Trust Through Stories, with Karen Eber

Episode 06

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Karen Eber is an international consultant, keynote and TED speaker. Karen is the CEO and Chief Storyteller of Eber Leadership Group. She helps companies reimagine and evolve how they transform culture. This includes building empathic and curious leadership and teams, and helping leaders influence and inspire with storytelling.

Karen works with Fortune 1000 companies such as General Electric, ADP, Heinz Kraft, Kate Spade, Facebook and guest lectures in Universities like Emory and Purdue.

Karen has 20+ years of experience and has been a Head of Culture, Chief Learning Officer and Head of Leadership Development at General Electric and Deloitte. She is a four-time American Training and Development winner and lives in Atlanta, GA.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • Why stories are more effective than data in building trust
  • How storytelling affects our brains
  • The difference between storytelling and lying
  • Data informed decisions vs data driven decisions
  • Why people respond to vulnerability
  • How to discover good ideas for stories


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