How a Spoonful of Story Helps Even ‘Boring’ Content Go Down

Content practitioners create a spectrum of creative content. Some, like thought leadership e-books, entertaining videos, or customer stories, are seemingly filled with storytelling opportunities. Then, there are the more process-oriented pieces – standards, guidelines, how-to instructions, and other initiatives that relay valuable information. Though necessary, these “constructed” pieces are rarely considered a place to stretch … Read more

How To Find Ideas That Differentiate Your Content

Let’s play a word association game. When you hear, “Start with why,” what comes to mind? If it’s Simon Sinek, you’re not alone. Since 2009, his TED Talk has been viewed over 60 million times, and his book Start With Why made bestseller lists. Mark Levy, founder of Levy Innovation, helped Simon conceive Start With … Read more

The key to sales enablement? Teach Your Storytellers Well

A poor storyteller can kill a great story. Think of all those great novels that turn into awful movies. Or, that amazing presentation you put together for the CEO who butchered it. I recently watched a CEO on stage throw his staff under the bus because he didn’t understand the presentation. He started skipping slides … Read more

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