Hannah Morris

Story Is the Conduit

Posted On June 17, 2022 BY

This post was written by Hannah Morris, Facilitator and Coach at The Latimer Group. Stories create connection, pure and simple. At The Latimer Group, we have a favorite quote about stories: “There isn’t anyone you couldn’t learn to love once you’ve heard their story.” Fred Rogers – a man whose life’s work was to bring people […]

This post was written by Hannah Morris, Facilitator and Coach at The Latimer Group. In Part 1 of this post, we examined the importance of knowing one’s persuasive point of view to effective communication. It is our thesis statement. It is what our audience most needs to hear in order to understand our message, care […]

This post was written by Hannah Morris, Facilitator and Coach at The Latimer Group. Have you ever found yourself struggling to respond to the question, “What’s your presentation about?” or “Why were you meeting with X?” or “What was in that report you sent?” When asked to create concise summaries of complex topics, many of […]

This post was written by Hannah Morris, Facilitator and Coach at The Latimer Group. In some parts of our lives, we love having rules to follow because they make it easier to make decisions, and they take away the guesswork. In others, we feel constrained by rules and resentful of their imposition. Whether we like it […]

This post was written by Hannah Morris, Facilitator and Coach at The Latimer Group. When I want to improve at something, I study other people who do it well. I watch elite runners and examine their form. I read writers who inspire me and examine how they build a story with prose. One of my […]

Hello friends! We recently added a new element to our website, where you can submit your communication questions directly to us. We will collect the questions, and either answer directly back to you, or when appropriate, publish your questions and our answers on our blog. Our goal here is to give you some quick support […]

This post was written by Hannah Morris, Director of Facilitation & Evaluation at The Latimer Group.  What is “organizational identification” and why does it help and hinder change efforts? Put simply, organizational identification is feeling part of something. It is the way members feel a part of the collective mission, values, and priorities of an organization. Employees […]

This post was written by Hannah Morris, Director of Facilitation & Evaluation at The Latimer Group.  Our organizations and teams are undergoing more change than ever before. Some are large-scale organizational transformations, others are small-scale process shifts, but we are all feeling the impact of change. Adaptability to change is becoming essential – both for organizations and […]

Hello friends! We recently added a new element to our website, where you can submit your communication questions directly to us. We will collect the questions, and either answer directly back to you, or when appropriate, publish your questions and our answers on our blog. Our goal here is to give you some quick support […]

Hello friends! We recently added a new element to our website, where you can submit your communication questions directly to us. We will collect the questions, and either answer directly back to you, or when appropriate, publish a series of questions and our answers on our blog. Our goal here is to give you some […]