I am often asked how best to tell a story, and my response is usually that I’m less concerned about how you tell a story and more interested in what story you tell.
As I type this, I have one more week of big delivery this week, and then everything comes to a glorious screeching halt, and the holiday season is officially upon us.
When I was a kid and on vacation with my aunt, who is like a big sister to me. One morning, we were both brushing our teeth at the same time.
First, I want to welcome new friends/readers from Fostering Idaho. I had a great time with you all last week at the Power of Story workshop and am glad to stay connected with you here.
My client had butterflies in her stomach as she took the microphone during a reception for a large client event with major vendors and sponsors in attendance.
“I don’t have time for this storytelling fluffy, poofy stuff. I have a lot to get done. I have too much on my plate. It’s faster to do the thing myself than try to “connect through a story.” – The Taskmaster.
Everyone talks about the impact stories have on the audience. But what about the intangible impact the story has on the teller?
Everyone is talking about your “why” story. But it’s more important to know their why.
There’s this little thing called the #Erastour happening, and I have been obsessed with Taylor Swift’s ability to connect so meaningfully and personally with, oh, millions and millions of people. Sure, it’s her brilliant storytelling – I don’t think that’s news to you, but I think it’s more than that.
One winter morning last December, P walked into the kitchen asking me when I planned to “start my stuff.”