Opening night speakers at the USA Republican National Convention used these three story-telling methods:
Third person: Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton begins his message by talking about a boy on a farm who grows up to serve his country. Eventually he transitions to, “That boy was my father and what Read more [...]
Do you ever hear your VPs/team/clients/prospects tell you “Get to the point” when you share a story? (If not, they’re just being nice.)
Stories make your message stick. To keep your VPs/team/clients/prospects listening, authentically, to your stories follow these seven story telling Read more [...]
We remember your stories and the points relevant to us (read Blog #1 in this series for rules around this concept - http://karencortellreisman.com/blog/how-to-tell-a-story-part-one-in-a-series/ IF you don’t make these mistakes.
Storytelling Mistake #1: Telling too much info – TMI. Embrace your Read more [...]
Stories make your message stick. But HOW and WHERE and WHY you tell the story matters.
Enjoy the next several blogs on story telling – best practices, ways to create a story, what works, what doesn’t.
You enjoy going to a spa? Getting a massage? This blog is about a SPA. Sadly, not the massage Read more [...]
Learn from a recent Harvard graduation speech that’s gone viral. Donovan Livingston, a master's graduate at the university, speaks at the School of Education’s convocation last week.
Question: Why did his speech garner 5 million online views?
Be Unique – Livingston uses clever Read more [...]