Category: Articles

How I Got Started in Storytelling

One of the questions I am asked frequently is, “How did you get started in Storytelling?” Although it’s hard to say for sure, I can tell you the day I think I really began my storytelling journey. The room fell silent. Now I know you think this might just be journalistic tomfoolery to prove my point, but I am telling you, the room fell silent. I think they still had one of the smaller boys dangling in mid-air.

Golden Goose: Patience is Key for Business Growth

Patience is an important investment for all leaders in business. On a personal day-to-day level, what level of stewardship do you show for the 1,440 minutes you have every day? Is patience a part of your skill set? All entrepreneurs struggle with patience. Folktales and fables of long ago are rarely the sanitized versions we think we know. One of those fables is “The Golden Goose.”

Too Many Tentacles: What Is and Isn’t A Story for Business?

As I have done for decades, I urge you, especially those involved in small businesses, startups, or even the more entrepreneurial-prone to develop true, full stories for sharing with your clients and in your presentations. Stop thinking your quick anecdotes quickly dropped off on your way to THE ASK for the sale are doing you much good. Strive for the authenticity and integrity of true business and leadership storytelling.