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Dr Amit Nagpal

Dr Amit Nagpal

Chief Inspirational Storyteller

AL Services

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Advice For New Professionals:
If you want to excel, learn inter-disciplinary skills. There are too many people out there with knowledge of just one discipline.
Role Model:
My teacher, Michael Margolis, Founder & Dean, Story University, USA (www.getstoried.com) inspires me because of his pioneering work in business storytelling. When I started, he warned me that you will have to walk alone for a long time. It mentally prepared me for the challenges ahead.
Job Profile:
I am Chief Inspirational Storyteller. Inspirational storytelling is not only the most powerful tool of brand building of individuals and organisations, but it is also a tool which can change lives and our society.

We use digital storytelling and social media marketing for brand building of people and organisations. We work with IT entrepreneurs, CIOs and other C level executives to help them create the right content and create the right brand online.
Career Profile:
My current role requires training the staff in brand storytelling and supporting-inspiring them.
Other Thoughts:
My websites:-
Personal portal-www.dramitnagpal.com
Organisation-www.alservices.in
Working Life Management:
It is a daily battle.
Prized Accomplishment(s):
I have addressed CIOs at an event, coached CXOs of blue chip companies, trained technical writers and editors and I am not too old.
Required Reading:
www.getstoried.com
Read Linkedin blogs of successful people in your industry
Family Background
My father was a horticulturist/ floriculturist (now retired) and mother was a housewife (she is no more)
Growth Strategy:
To learn everyday. To teach/coach everyday, as my best comes out in the process and my own thoughts get structured, besides the co-learning that happens in the process.
The Journey So Far:
I have worked in publishing, media and e-publishing. What i really enjoy is sharing and expressing information in various storytelling formats. This link would give idea about the various digital storytelling formats that we use:-

https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140429092034-22525330-digital-storytelling-the-brahmastra-is-now-available-to-everyone
Degrees That Matter:
It is an interdisciplinary skill. A degree in MBA -Marketing with additional courses in social media, digital marketing and storytelling are recommended.
The Decisions That Matter
The most difficult career decision was certainly becoming an entrepreneur and eaving the safety of fixed and guaranteed monthly income/ salary. The decison to shift to teaching from corporate world was also helpful as teaching taught me how to write in a structured way and also public speaking.
Done Differently:
Nothing.
Professional Strengths:
Inspirational writing, Brand storytelling. Also sharing inspiring stories as a Speaker.
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