Is Story Telling a good Career option?

Career in Story Telling

I think Story Telling is a great Career option. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Story Telling actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Story Telling. I was Googling about a Career in Story Telling and was lucky to find: Based/Career-in-Story-Telling/english 

Abha Massey's professional point of view!

Abha Massey is an experienced professional with 3 years & 4 months in Story Telling. Abha Massey has worked in Story Telling as Story Teller in Various Assignments. In Abha Massey's own words, this is how Abha Massey got into Story Telling: "I have done B Com (Hons) from Delhi University and after that did Speech & Drama (Grade 5) & Vocals (Grade 2) from Trinity. I have been an English Teacher with MAD for 3 years. I write my own blog on facebook by the name AAINA, The Oasis of Truth." I searched Abha Massey on Google and found this profile: 

Career Video on Story Telling

In a video, Abha Massey has talked about various aspects of a Career in Story Telling. Abha Massey started by explaining Story Telling as: "Storytelling describes the social and cultural activity of sharing stories, sometimes with improvisation, theatrics, or embellishment." The video was an engaging disposition.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Story Telling is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Story Telling. Abha Massey touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Books
  • Literature
  • Child Psychology
  • Research

Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Abha Massey then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Story Telling:

  • Connection with Listeners
  • Tools of Story Telling
  • Good Level of Energy
  • Control over Breath
  • Sense of Ownership of Story
  • Presentation Skills
  • Exploring & Innovating Attitude

This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Abha Massey believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Story Telling:

  • Reinvention as a Person
  • Improved Speech Skills
  • Improved Observing Power
  • Making Readers

After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Abha Massey believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Story Telling:

  • Not Enough Opportunities
  • Unwillingness to Pay
  • Lack of Awareness of Benefits

In the final section of the video Abha Massey talks about How a day goes in a Career in Story Telling. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Story Telling, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

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