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New Canaan resident pens STORY: the art of standing out

Debuted as Bestseller on Amazon

New Canaan resident and author, Kimberly Norton, Ph.D., has announced that New Degree Press has just released STORY: the art of standing out in paperback and e-book and available for purchase on Amazon. This is Norton's first book and has debuted as a Bestseller in its category. 

Norton said she wrote the book, which focuses on storytelling for young adults, because of her desire to help students succeed in college admissions, first jobs as well as career promotions. "Telling your story in compelling, engaging and relevant ways is necessary to achieve your desired outcomes," explains Norton.

For the first 30 days of the launch, New Degree Press will offer the ebook version of the book for just $0.99 for New Canaan residents.

Simply click here for your STORY: the art of standing out e-book.

About the book:

Are you trying to get that coveted first job at a fast track company, plum promotion, or gain admission to your dream school? You may only get a minute or two to stand out from your competition. Telling your story in compelling, engaging and relevant ways is necessary to achieve your desired outcomes. Research shows that most people are fairly awful storytellers. The good news is that you can improve. Learn from the best modern storytellers – Shonda Rhimes, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Magic Leap and more – how to engage and motivate gatekeepers to let you in. Crafting strategic personal narratives is your “story ticket” to success. Make it your business to master the art of standing out by telling your story today.

About the author:

Kimberly Norton, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the interface between psychology, business and storytelling. She has evaluated thousands of job applicants and employees, conducted large-scale trauma debriefings, and worked on cold cases with the NYPD, Psychological Services Unit. Dr. Norton focuses on helping clients achieve their desired outcomes - first jobs, promotions, and admission - through focused, strategic storytelling. She received a BA in Psychology with Honors at Connecticut College, and her PhD in Clinical Psychology with High Honors at Fordham University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences where she was a teaching fellow and Presidential Scholar. STORY: the art of standing out is her first book.

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