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May 23 Event with Arthur C. Brooks: ‘Telling the Human Story’

May 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am

Atlanta – It’s one of the paradoxes of persuasion: Smart people are afraid to tell stories.

But while we often resort to facts and figures to get a point across, the truth is that human stories possess the greatest power to convict, persuade and, most importantly, unite.

As neuroscientists and behavioral social scientists have demonstrated, the secret to stronger human connection isn’t more data. It’s better stories.

By learning to share the narratives of our own lives — and paying closer attention to those of others — we can all become more unifying as leaders in our communities, families and places of work.

Few are as renowned for harnessing the power of storytelling as Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute (aei.org) since 2009.

Join Brooks, the bestselling author of “The Conservative Heart” and contributing New York Times opinion writer, for “Telling the Human Story,” an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast on Wednesday, May 23, at Cobb County’s Georgian Club. 

This event, hosted by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and the Georgia Center for Opportunity, is open to the public. 

Registration is $30. Reserve your seat online here by Monday, May 21.

What: “Telling the Human Story,” A Leadership Breakfast
Who: Arthur C. Brooks
When: 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 (Registration, networking begin at 7:30 a.m.)
Where: The Georgian Club
Directions here.
Attire: Business, business casual (Athletic wear, sneakers, T-shirts and shorts are not allowed.)
Refund policy: Refunds provided upon request for registrations canceled by May 21. 
Difficulty registering? Contact  or call Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050.

About the Georgia Public Policy Foundation: Established in 1991, the Foundation is an independent, state-focused nonprofit think tank that proposes market-oriented approaches to public policy to improve the lives of Georgians.
About the Georgia Center for Opportunity: The Center is independent and non-partisan and dedicated to creating opportunities for a quality education, fulfilling work, and a healthy family life for all Georgians. 


May 23, 2018
8:00 am - 9:15 am