In short, stories will add more wattage to your presentations-- reminding folks that you have something important to say.
A word of caution --Take Patricia Fripp's advice when it comes to stories. She says, avoid borrowed stories. These stories quickly lose their appeal.
If you are short on stories, talk to family and friends about little incidents that have happened in their past. This is a great way to get your juices flowing.
Make it a goal to add power wattage-packing stories in your next talk.