A great example of including the “why” at a natural hot spring in Yellowstone National Park. People are much more likely to obey a rule If they know why it’s a rule in the first place. And these are two great reasons.
“If you stand up to a bully, they’ll always back down” True? Or is that ill-advised in today’s more violent climate? Let’s look at how two youngsters responded to a tormentor on two continents and see if we can find some wisdom. Click here for the last of my 5-part series at cool-dads.com.
Thank you to my high school friend Kerri Whitfield for sharing her story. The plunge she took at the age of 12 forever changed the way she parents 30+ years later. Click here for the full article on cool-dads.com
A new mentee of mine, Robert, recently asked if I could coach him on his storytelling. When I asked him to tell me something about himself, he shared the story below. Have a look, and then let’s diagnose. “Paul- The Inn and Spa at Loretto assigns Eastern New Mexico University the Acoma room, a room smaller than…
The Tale of Three Researchers As former director of consumer research at Procter & Gamble, and a 20-year veteran of the company, I was often asked what makes the difference between a good consumer researcher, and a great one. I used to answer with a list of qualities of a great researcher: strong leader, great…
Michelle Davidson at RainToday asks some great questions in this podcast about storytelling at work — especially the last one! Click here.
See here for article by Dianne Coppola.
Inc. Magazine’s Adam Bluestein wrote a great piece on corporate storytelling, including what to do when it gets out of control. See full story here.
Click here to listen to the 1 hour recording of the show that aired Sunday at 4pm on December 15, 2013 on WKRC in Cincinnati.