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The Seven Sins of Storytelling - 155

Jan 28, 2021

Whether it’s books, film, television, newspapers, or the internet, it is true that those who tell the stories have enormous power to influence.

I believe in today’s digital world great stories are also the secret to standing out, making people care and successfully selling online.

As a comedian, writer, speaker and performer… (not to mention years as an HR professional relying on influence over power)...stories have been the golden thread running through my life.

Over the past thirty plus years, I’ve researched, studied, practiced, written and performed stories, and I’ve had successes alongside failures. Each experience has taught me something valuable, (including there is always more to learn), and I wanted to share some of those lessons with you.

So, to help you wield this magical communication tool more powerfully, here are my seven storytelling sins for you to avoid!

What you’ll discover:

  • The start counts
  • Opening up is the way to connection
  • Why you need to look at things from the other side of the fence
  • Structure for success
  • The villain less void
  • Why you should share the stakes
  • Without a journey there’s no real story



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