Akhil Kakkar – Writer | Storyteller | Content Marketer | Movie Buff | Foodie | Synthpop Lover | M.A. Creative Writing – Brunel University, London

7 Storytelling Tips for Effective Leadership


I’m Akhil Kakkar, the founder of Dufter.in and the creator of the Instagram page @dufterjargon. I’m a storyteller, marketer, writer, and #1 Amazon bestselling author based in Delhi. I have an M.A. in Creative Writing from Brunel University, London, and an M.Sc. in Marketing from Lancaster University, UK.  I have also attended the ‘Time to Write’ course at the University of Cambridge twice. In August-September 2017, I was the writer-in-residence at Burren College of Art (Ireland). My work has been published in major Indian publications such as Bangalore Mirror, Scroll, The Criterion, Voices From The Attic, Bengaluru Review, #TellMeYourStory, Open Road Review, The Madras Mag and Arré.

I strongly believe in the power of storytelling in business, and in other aspects of life. The video above shows how the art of storytelling can help us become better leaders. To read the full article on YourStory.com, click here. Also, the Instagram page, @dufterjargon is my way of sharing a few light moments and making honest and fun storytelling part of a new corporate culture.

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