Scott has been telling stories throughout his career — first as an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer and then as a professional speaker. He’s recognized as a Certified Speaking Professional by the National Speakers Association, and in 2014, the group inducted him into the NSA Speaker Hall of Fame.
Scott holds an executive master’s degree from the NeuroLeadership Institute and is the president of SG Halford, Inc.
4:19 – How storytelling triggers positive brain chemicals to induce certain feelings
6:10 – The neurochemicals to focus on when delivering a story or speech
8:55 – Applying a storytelling lens to business contexts
11:56 – How inspiration moves us better than motivation alone
20:29 – Leading and communicating with teams through downturns and uncertainty
22:50 – Dealing with lack of control through a neuroscience lens
30:53 – The personal goal Scott believes should be every leader’s holy grail