We all love stories. Children's eyes grow wide with anticipation listening to tales of pirates and princesses. As we grow old the types of stories that capture our imagination evolve into more complex narratives, with intricate plot lines. Consider the following stats about the stories we pay the book and movie industry to produce for us: Global … Continue reading 6 Keys to Telling a Great Story!
If you want to get One Grip Higher today, ask the second question... relentlessly! Marcus Buckingham recently tweeted, "Everyone is infinitely more interesting they you are, if you take the time to ask the right questions and get to know them." Is that how you approach every conversation? That's not easy to do... It seems … Continue reading One Grip Higher: Ask the Second Question
If you want to get One Grip Higher today... force yourself to speak in sentences.Humans are conversational creatures. Two of us in close proximity become extremely uncomfortable if we don't start talking. The problem is that when we are unfamiliar with others and are forced to talk in order to avoid social awkwardness, we either say … Continue reading One Grip Higher: Comma-Period Ratio