A Simple 10-step Brand Storytelling System to Clarify Your Business Story

A Simple 10-step Brand Storytelling System to Clarify Your Business Story

The Story Cycle System™ is a proven brand storytelling template to craft more compelling business stories You are a proud owner of a purpose-business, although it probably feels like it…

Park Howell
Brand story strategy, category design, brand positioning

How to Dominate a Market Category With Your Brand Origin Story

The power of a brand origin story to define and defend a unique market category He came home following another day of delicate surgeries to find his young wife collapsed…

Park Howell

Why Pitching Your Brand is 99% Telling Your Own Story

What you can learn from Hollywood movie pitching about selling your brand story The pitch. It’s as old as cinema itself.  A writer, director, or other creative type walks into…

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How the Red Cross Learned Storytelling to Amplify its Impact

How the Red Cross Learned Storytelling to Amplify its Impact

Business storytelling to help you weather any storm Last Friday, I presented a keynote to more than 300 public information officers from multiple cities throughout Arizona. This was the seventh…

Park Howell
Business storytelling, brand storytelling and your unique value propostion

How to Live by Your Unique Value Proposition

Sometimes a facepalm just doesn’t do some mistakes justice. I recently presented to an enterprise customer. He is the ideal candidate for our product and services. I spent several days…

Sean Schroeder
Unique value proposition, brand positioning, brand storytelling

How to Grow Your Business Without Changing Who You Are

Why do people respect some brands more than others? Why are some businesses consistently busy, while others flounder? In today’s crowded marketplace, it might seem impossible to get your message…

Sally Hogshead

How Story Shapes Help You Share Your Unique Value Proposition

Stories are powerful tools that can trigger responses both neurologically and physically in us. They’re mechanisms for communicating meaning which are easily recalled and shared. That’s why stories have been used to…

Nick Westergaard

Your Internal Story Shapes Your Brand Success

We all know that it takes a compelling story to stand out in a crowded marketplace and attract ideal clients. But what happens when your internal story doesn’t match your…

Melanie Benson

Finding Your Competitor Differentiation Story

How is your business different from your competitors? One of the things I learned from interviewing dozens of professional buyers was that they think competitors (in just about every space)…

Paul Smith

Understanding Your Business Narrative, so Customers Know Where They Fit

This time last week I was on stage with Elton John. On. The. Freakin’. Stage. To put the excitement I felt then, & still feel now, into context: I’ve seen Sir…

Cassie Roma

Use These World-Class Storytelling Techniques in Your Brand Stories

Brand Storytelling is About Sharing the Emotion of Your Purpose-Driven Organization with Your Customers Until We All Win. This is the powerful opening line to Nike’s Equality campaign that took…

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