This week, I read The Science of Storytelling by Will Storr. Without a smidgen of doubt, this is one of the best books I’ve read throughout 2020. (The 3.3 pages of notes in my Google folders lends some proof to that claim.) What I’d really like to do is just share that Google doc with you. . . because […]
It can be so hard to step back from the expected narrative of our lives, and even easier to describe ourselves with language that feels safe and proven.
But what might happen if you take just a moment to really think about the characters, the themes, the individual moments, and the conversations in your life>> the ones that have made life super hard and the ones that have made life super beautiful?
One of THE HARDEST parts about writing your own brand story is getting far enough away from your own nose. It’s hard to see past your own perspective. Even harder to silence the long-running narrative in your head that might not be 100% accurate.
When you use the Character Analysis with your own brand story, you get to bust past the messy mental blocks that love to show up when you try to talk about yourself.
You get to find pieces of your story that say something powerful.
You get to discover pieces of your story that surprise you.
And you get to debut pieces of your story that connect with real people.
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