https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3YuX_pKIGo Last month I lost my 4-legged best friend in Fitty G. I took some time off from my weekly storytelling videos to pause at life and reflect on all that I’m doing. To spend time alone, but also with family and friends. Thinking about all of it and nothing at the same time. Entrepreneurship is very personal for me so I weave in a lot of what happens in my life into what I do because many of [...]
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01NYr-w9v-Q People prefer doing business with people they trust. It gives us comfort and confidence when making a buying decision or deciding to put money behind a deal. As a founder, you want audiences to believe you so you can start building that trust and they support you. Adding credibility to your story helps is a stellar way to make you and your story more believable and begin building that coveted trust. This video explains how that happens and [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Vjosj8I8KA We all need to practice telling and sharing our story before we share it with the 'real world' And there is an ideal #audience for you to share it with that you can access any time and in any location. In this video, I'll share who this audience is and why you need to take advantage of it whenever you can. Let me know what you think in the comments below. Lyn If you like to know more [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BNWHGXZ6V0 As an entrepreneur, imagination is one of the most powerful forces you have in storytelling. That's because imagination is the seed of all great accomplishments. Albert Einstein once stated that ‘Imagination is more important than knowledge' because it has this unique ability to capture the heart and the mind much like storytelling does. In this video I explain why it's like a superpower for founders and how you can use it to create compelling images in the mind [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9dcC4uzS6M In the beginning of the beginning of your founder's story, you need to draw your audience in...right away. This is where a 'story hook' comes in. It's a highly effective to that grabs their attention and gets them to want to listen to more of your story. In this video I'll share more about what it is and why you need it as an entrepreneur as part of your story. If you like to know more about entrepreneurial [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psyNK4SZvbc We have all heard that we need to practice telling our story. But rarely are we told that we need to 'test' telling our story. In this video I share the difference between practicing and testing sharing your story. I also cover the reasons why it's important to do so and give an example of a profession to emulate when it comes time for you to test your story. If you like to know more about entrepreneurial storytelling, [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl4PY69ncAM Connection. One of the most important aspects of entrepreneurial storytelling. In this video, I explain you need to connect with your audience as a hashtag#founder and a specific method on how to do so in order to get the assets you need. This is just one of the key topics we are going to cover in-depth at the 'Create Your Story' Intensive Workshop here in hashtag#Austin, TX that is only 10 days away. We are now starting to [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxCsUyVvQi0 It's incredibly rare that your first draft of anything is stellar. And your story is no different. That is why it's imperative that you review and revise (basically self-edit) your story before showing it to someone else. In this video share the primary reasons why you need to do this and how it can make your story more effective. And I'll explain why a powerful quote from the famous writer Stephen Koch can help you edit your own [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgBit6oki7s Just under 4-weeks till the 'Create Your Story' Intensive Workshop in Austin, TX on Sep 30th and Oct 1st, 2019. We have a great group of entrepreneurs already signed-up and the content schedule and speaker line-up up is shaping up in stellar fashion. This video covers the what, where, why & who of it. Registration link: https://events.mindmint.com/…/create-... The price goes up at Midnight on Sunday Sep 8 so best to sign-up this week to get the best deal. [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-GKEVYKAGc 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 [...]