Use of dialogue

Here’s an example of what a story looks like with and without dialogue. Which do you think is more effective? With dialogue Getting D&B’s books restated in six weeks left Sara feeling the high of success still early in her tenure as CFO. But that high was short-lived. Once a year, everyone at D&B completes…

The story that can literally save your life, if you tell it to the right person

The story that can literally save your life, if you tell it to the right person

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSIf you don’t have your health, nothing else in life seems to matter much. But when we do have our health—or at least think we do—it’s often easy to neglect it and take that good health for granted. But that’s when the seeds of destruction are…

This man knows a creativity-boosting secret your company isn't using. . . yet

This man knows a creativity-boosting secret your company isn't using. . . yet

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_029.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_029.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS<Play podcast> Most companies have a policy against moonlighting, even if it doesn’t directly interfere with your main job. Most of them argue that holding down a second job drains you of energy and creativity that…

A battlefield lesson on the value of decisiveness

A battlefield lesson on the value of decisiveness

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_025.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS<Play podcast> I think we all know that person at work who shows up on their first day with a piece of paper that has their entire leadership philosophy, values, or beliefs spelled out in just a few bullet points. And they make a point…