Tell an undeniable story to win support for your impossible idea (review of Story 10x).

I had no clue what the consultants were talking about. Early in my career, I was on a team that was tasked with carrying out a re-engineering project. Consultants were brought in to crunch numbers, run reports and help get employees onboard for big sweeping changes in who and how work got done. The consultantsContinue reading “Tell an undeniable story to win support for your impossible idea (review of Story 10x).”

Five ways to tell better stories that win hearts, change minds & get results

This review first ran in the April 14th edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Unleash the Power of Storytelling: Win Hearts, Change Minds, Get Results By Rob Biesenbach Eastlawn Media $22.75 A father and son are on vacation. They’re walking on the beach when they find hundreds of stranded starfish baking in the sun. The boyContinue reading “Five ways to tell better stories that win hearts, change minds & get results”

Review: Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins by Annette Simmons

This review was first published in the July 6 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins: How to Use Your Own Stories to Communicate with Power and Impact (2nd edition) By Annette Simmons AMACOM $34.50 I didn’t actually write the best speech I ever wrote. I merely transcribed a conversation with an interimContinue reading “Review: Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins by Annette Simmons”