Tag: storytelling

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The Underrated Art of Asking

Amanda’s Ted Talk back in 2013 “bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.” It resonated with one of those amazing “yeses” that occur when you come across a piece of profound truth. Her book expounds more fully on the art of asking, part memoir, part musical interlude, it’s a study in intimacy, vulnerability, artistry, connection and what it’s like to date Neil … Read More The Underrated Art of Asking

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Case Study: Seth Godin – entrepreneur, bootstrapper, marketing guru

Seth Godin probably understands the exponential economy better than anyone. If you don’t follow his blog you should – it’s a great mix of common sense and inspiration. I saw him speak in 2004, at Yale School of Management about the idea virus and have been following him ever since. He literally wrote the book on Community, in addition to his blog he has an entire … Read More Case Study: Seth Godin – entrepreneur, bootstrapper, marketing guru

Video Tutorial: Telling a Story to make your point

In 2015, I was working on creating a strategy to “jazz” up our corporate presentations and conferences. In the course of doing a bit of research, I discovered that everything I had learned (and enjoyed) about creative writing was applicable to creating compelling presentations. This brief video employs many of those story-telling techniques to demonstrate how to tell a story and why it’s important. For … Read More Video Tutorial: Telling a Story to make your point