Two Easy Steps to Develop and Deliver a Story That Enthrals Your Audience 

Just as Mark used the words written to understand who Eddie is, the people we interact with come to understand our beliefs, values and dreams through the words we use to communicate. Because as people, it’s what we can make with words – ideas, images, hopes, theories, fears, plans, understanding, expectations, a past and a future, culture, ways of seeing …. the list is endless, and the power is simply ‘powerful’.

Interviews #3 The Closing: Do You Have Any Questions You Would Like To Ask?

The Closing — Creating a Positive Lasting Impression — The Art of Good Questions Photo by Llkka Karkkainen on Unsplash “Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” Voltaire Asking a genuine question allows you to convey something you haven’t already brought up. For example: “According to your quarterly report, your revenues grew by 20%. What was thatContinue reading “Interviews #3 The Closing: Do You Have Any Questions You Would Like To Ask?”

Interviews #2 The Middle Questions: Your Cue To Tell Your Story

The Middle — Brainstorm Experiences and Adapt to Fit the Questions — Three “PAR” Anecdotes Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.” Hannah Arendt Your interviews are as memorable as the stories you share. Many people have fascinating experiences but forget them when they’re on the spot. To remedy this, reviewContinue reading “Interviews #2 The Middle Questions: Your Cue To Tell Your Story”

Interviews #1 The Opening Question: Tell Me About Yourself

The Opening — Setting the Scene — Three Steps to Crafting Your Inspiring Story Photo by Jeremy Yap on Unsplash “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde. Many interviews will start with the same prompt “Tell me about yourself.” Standard responses are along the lines of: “I studied (Major X) because I really wanted to make a differenceContinue reading “Interviews #1 The Opening Question: Tell Me About Yourself”