Too many decks (and pitches) are full of facts and figures but lack a cohesive narrative that makes them compelling. Dressing the deck up with beautiful visuals can help, but even if you do that and you don’t “tell a story” you are not putting your best foot forward. … Walk the reader up that mountain and show them the promised land on the other side. That story, when told well, generally does the trick most times.
We need our emotions involved – get us dreaming.
Continue reading Where’s the Story?
I’m giving this a go. We’ll see if it works as well as I hope it will… I actually backed this on Kickstarter a while ago and I’m glad to see it finally here.
Continue reading Kiwi for Gmail
It’s true: People say one thing and do another completely. Here’s a story that hits close to home:
Continue reading Startups: Say and Do
A great reminder via Michael Hyatt about not needing to be amazing at everything. So, what should you do? Start by asking yourself these three questions:
Continue reading Unique Contributions
via Reed Hastings:
Leadership is pretty nuanced, because there’s the personally endearing part about character and followship and then there’s also the strategic part about not leading the company into a boxed canyon.
I love his thoughts about “following that guy off the end of the earth”… simply because his CEO was washing his mugs. Dang.
Continue reading Leadership is Nuanced