It today’s fast paced world and access to a variety of short-format mediums, it’s wise to have a short version of your story.

And generally speaking, you want your story to be shorter than longer because audiences generally prefer short stories because they don’t take up much time, are easy to digest and easier to remember and are more likely to get shared properly.

If you feel if your story is too long and you want a sure fire way to shorten your story, I’ve got a method I’m particularly fond of because its incredibly effective, fun to and a good creative exercise for the mind.

And it came to me while redecorating my house.

It’s called the ‘Blank Canvas’ method. Watch this video and I’ll break it down for you.

Plus share what I almost called it too 🙂

If you like to know more about entrepreneurial storytelling, here are a few resources we’ve created for you:



  • Free Guide: 7 Proven Steps to Create a Great Story for Your Business
  • Start with Story. The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Using Story to Grow Your Business. #StartWithStory
  • Check out our online course: How to Make Your Story Stand out