Words That Change

Making stories happen

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The gap between desire and action is a story. Storyteller Simon Hodges supports you to bring out the deeper story of your work from the perspective of business, customer and wider trends. Diving into these perspectives with an expert guide creates concrete recommendations for your communications and overall strategy. Your customers feel more deeply met, and you get to tell a unified story with everything you say and do.

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In the end, stories are all we have

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Amsterdam’s daily newspaper Het Parool recently interviewed me about storytelling. The interview is in Dutch, so I’ve translated one of the passages below.

People need human contact, especially with much online. They want a feeling of living in a community. Coming together and listening to a story gives a feeling of connection that so many of us miss.

It’s as true for wider society, as it is in business. I wonder where you can create more connection in your work?


“We re-found our focus for the organisation”

After three years of realising their film and urban movement Rotterdam I Love You Matt and Joeri sat down for a half-day story insight workshop and this to say:

Triodos Head-Heart Impulse for Entrepreneurs


The progressive bank Triodos has built an outstanding reputation in creating financial services that benefit society and the environment. By offering the services of a standard retail bank but focusing its resources and financial management on people and planet the bank has not only created an impressive degree of impact, but also a burgeoning client base, anxious for banking that not only does less harm, but actively does good. Read more

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Loving the freedom of your words. Really what I’m looking for. Though I didn’t know that. ~ Dean Kaden, photographer


I spent a brilliant time with a group of corporate leaders in the Autumn. Having organised a pitching competition, they wanted a little storytelling help, so I came in to enjoy their company. Now I must tell you, this was a very analytic division of quite an analytic company.  Being much more at ease in the creative […]

What to expect at the Media Trust story training for non-profits on 4 December – to which you can sign up here. It’s rare now to see non-profit organisations talking only about themselves. Instead they are becoming very good at telling the stories of other people: the ones that speak for themselves about the good […]