An interactive virtual story-telling workshop to align your leadership team

While leadership teams have been heads-down re-planning and re-prioritising given the current situation, your employees have been getting used to their new working arrangements. But now they’re waiting to hear from you on what’s next.

  • How are your business priorities going to change?
  • What is your business going to look like on the other side of this?
  • What is it that you’ll need from everyone?
  • Essentially, what’s your recovery story?

In partnership with Matt Davies, Brand & Culture Strategy Consultant, the Surgery is ready to navigate your leadership team through a tried and tested story-telling approach. We will help you to define your recovery story and align behind it, ready for you to clearly articulate it to your people.

Perfect for leadership teams and internal communications and engagement professionals who are looking to engage their people in the future of their business and what it means for them.

Story-telling packages:

Option 1
Pre-session call to establish potential future states of your business.
Leadership team virtual storytelling workshop (approximately 6 hours via Zoom).
Led by Matt Davies, Brand & Culture Strategy Consultant & Carly Murray, Internal Communications Director, the Surgery.
To be covered in the session:
      • The power of stories
      • Potential futures
      • Our why and vision
      • Who do we serve?
      • Who are we?
      • What change do we want to make?
      • What challenges will we face?
      • How will we live our story?
After the session: A play-back of all the output.
£4,995 +VAT
Option 2
Everything in option 1, plus
The Surgery’s copywriter, James Blake, will listen in to the workshop.
After the session: James will create a first draft of your story.
£6,995 +VAT

Find out more…

To explore what a virtual storytelling workshop could look like with your leadership team, chat to Carly Murray

Add-on: Creative visualisation
With your story ready to go, The Surgery’s Creative Director, Nick Cordell will develop a creative concept to bring your story to life.
£3,995 +VAT
Creative assets to be costed separately.

More about…

Matt Davies

Matt Davies is a Brand & Culture Strategy Consultant who helps businesses all over the world stand out and be meaningful. He’s an ideas man with a background in design, branding innovation, marketing and leadership. In the past he has worked with businesses of all shapes and sizes including Boots, Specsavers, Capital One, Nikon, Fred Perry, Experian as well as a number of startups and smaller businesses.

He now helps business leaders all over the world to create positive change so that they stand out and be more meaningful. Over his career he has worked with hundreds of leadership teams advising them about their brand and helping them align around a core strategy.

He’s listed as a Top 5 UK Advisor in the ‘Branding and Design Category’ by enterprise Nation. He is also a certified Level-C Brand Specialist. Last year Matt wrote a book called: Storyategy – Unlock the power of your brand with a story based branding strategy. He is a frequent public speaker, writer and thought-leader in areas on branding, creativity, design thinking, innovation, storytelling and marketing.

Carly Murray

Carly has experience of both strategic IC business partnering and operational communications in companies such as British Gas, easyJet and EE. She understands the communication challenges that fast moving complex businesses face. Carly loves getting to know a business quickly, carrying out communications reviews, and making recommendations for change that are realistic and will make a difference.

Nick Cordell

Nick is a strategic Creative Director with a proven record of developing a host of creative brand work for some of the world’s most recognised companies. He has founded and creatively steered several agencies in his career, including Brandnew Design, Arclight and The Big Group, and excels at motivating and inspiring teams to deliver superb creative work under tight deadlines.

His passion and understanding for brand development has led to him launching several successful fashion businesses which have sold both internationally, in some of the World’s top stores, as well as direct-to-consumers via e-commerce solutions. The learnings from this experience give Nick a unique perspective on the commercial landscape. His main responsibility is to run the design team within the business.

James Blake

A communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience in internal and external comms, James has written content and corporate narratives for a number of high profile organisations. He understands how to engage with internal audiences and has created memorable and impactful copy through a range of communication channels.