Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Karen Dietz
2,790 followers -
Sharing your authentic stories to lead and grow your business.
Sharing your authentic stories to lead and grow your business.

2,790 followers
About
Karen's posts

Post has attachment
What a fabulous list to use when crafting stories. Plus video examples are included! It's easy to figure out which conflict/ challenge/ problem/ trouble/ struggle type your prefer when crafting your stories. You'll also probably find some conflict types you'll want to add into your mix.

Post has attachment
What a great post this is, with really good insights about engagement -- what it is, what it looks and feels like.

Here are 3 ways to get the most insights from this article: Read it through once as is.Read it through again, and substitute the word "storytelling" for the word "journalism".Read it through a third time, and substitute the word "marketing" for the word "journalism".

Enjoy the read and let's create more engagement!

Post has attachment
I found this post today while reading more about the Paris attacks. I love the backstory and the power of a symbol to both unite people and express what is in their hearts. Please share this article, and the symbol, too. Thanks -- Karen

Post has attachment
What a thorough article with lots of great tips and actions to take. Read it and keep it handy :)

Post has attachment
Love this synopsis of 12 proven archetypes to use in your business storytelling, marketing, and branding. Ffion at +Sparkol did a fabulous job explaining these, and showing each archetype in action in various company ads. For focused and targeted marketing that will grow your business, read the article, grab the archetypes, and get busy!

Post has attachment
This American Life storyteller Ira Glass rocks, and here's a quick video with storytelling advice we rarely hear.

Sure, people have great enthusiasm to become great storytellers in their business, or as a leader, or to change the world. Yet becoming a great storyteller requires practice -- i.e. telling stories a lot.

Most people start practicing and then stop, never achieving their dreams. Why? Because of what Glass talks about in this quick video.

Watch this piece, pay attention, and don't stop practicing when you hit this road bump.

Story on!

Post has attachment
How does the brain change during a digital detox? And what are the amazing benefits to you? This article has some very thought-provoking research to share. Time to unplug for awhile!

Post has attachment
Storytelling in business is very powerful. Here are solid tips for how to use stories to sell your project or influence decision makers.

Post has attachment
If you are interested in your blog being on the cutting edge visually, bringing more engagement and thought leadership, then check out the blog redesign by Lou Hoffman at The Hoffman Agency. Read my review and then hop on over. It's way better storytelling!

Post has attachment
FREE Women Leadership Summit for Emerging Leaders:
Enhance your Communication Skills, Lead with Confidence and Advance your Career!

I've been invited to speak  at the Women Leadership Summit for Emerging Leaders 2015 - Unlock the Power of You event, along with over 20 other leadership experts!
 
The 11-day audio event begins on June 15th, and it is FREE.
Click here to reserve your seat! http://www.womenleadershipsummit.net/
Inside this 11-day audio event, 21 trailblazing women leaders come together to share with you:
 
1. Lessons, advice, and strategies to help you take your career and leadership in the direction you want to go faster than you ever dreamed possible...
2.  How to find your voice and communicate so that people listen...and...how to confidently say anything to anyone...
3. The secret to the success of the world's most remarkable leaders (Find out what they're doing right so you can follow in their footsteps!)...
4. What the top external challenges facing women leaders today are...and...how you can overcome the obstacles that are killing your success...
5. And much more...
 
I'm inviting you to attend all 11 days of this summit  absolutely FREE!
 
Click here to reserve your seat  http://www.womenleadershipsummit.net
Photo
Wait while more posts are being loaded