https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKoIR9dj_sc 3 takeaways gleaned from the panel I moderated at SXSW this year called "How Your Founder's Story Can Positively Impact The World" with Amy Perez, Founder & CEO of Primal Pit Paste, and Shawn Nelson, Founder & CEO of Lovesac, at the SDG Media Zone. Think all heart, living a good one, and going binary. Thank you to sponsors SAP & PVBLIC Foundation for giving us a platform to support the United Nations 17 Sustainability Development Goals with More »
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLvdLYWW4UQ “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.” ~ Dale Carnegie As entrepreneurs, we talk about our business all the time because we need things. We need people to buy something from us. To Invest in our deal. To write about our startup. To take a meeting. To come work for us. Sharing a compelling story with your audience is one of the most effective methods to influence and More »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUi3VrdCVAk Today's video: Why Before and After Examples are the Eye Candy of Compelling Stories. “The best things in life are free - and $19.95." ~ Billy Mays Yup. I’ve done it. Up early one morning riding the stationary and came across an infomercial and next thing you know, I’ve got a new blender showing up on my doorstep 2 days later (Nice work Ninja). As cheesy as they are, infomercials are still around after 70 years because they More »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFRWcU0BwAg The details on the new by by Lyn Graft called "Start With Story. It goes on sale Feb 12, 2019 on Amazon in paperback and Kindle/ebook format. The link for the book is here - as soon as it goes live on Amazon, we'll make BUY link on this page as well as update this page.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An5mBKftVTU The unveiling...Introducing Start With Story. Coming Feb 12, 2019. Published by Scribe Media and Lionscrest. Wanted to do a fun style 'unwrapping' instead of a unboxing video with my best friend Ingrid Vanderveldt introduce my new book. I stand in complete gratitude to Tucker Max, Zach Obront, Charlie Hoehn, JT McCormick, Emily Gindlesparger, Cory Martin, and the entire Scribe Team for all you have done and for being my incredible Publisher. You can find out more about the More »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MJMPAYn5gg “Never use two words when one will do.” ~ Thomas Jefferson When it comes to your founder’s story, 9 times out of 10, a shorter is almost always better. Hard to do, but extremely important as you go and use your story to help you secure resources for your business. It’s almost always possible to express something with fewer words and you need to work hard to do so when creating and telling your story. This may sound More »
https://youtu.be/wqtoJgK-y2A “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde Authenticity. It’s one of those ‘buzzwords’ that always gets thrown around in business these days. But when it comes to entrepreneurial storytelling… it’s actually something you truly need when it comes to creating and telling your story. That’s because authenticity is an exceptionally powerful method to connect with others while at the same time separating you from the rest of the world. It’s one of your storytelling superpowers. More »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=la9pk5uQUGE “No one has your story and that is your power.” ~ Me :-) I’m probably not the first to say this, but I’m going to put it quotes so it looks like I did. Entrepreneurship is hard. Really hard. It can be one of the most challenging things that you ever do. The odds are stacked against you (9 out of 10 businesses fail in the first 5 years). But there is one thing that you have control More »