In this article for Chief Executive Magazine, RTC's founder, Corey Blake, shares three essential storytelling elements that will take your leadership story from good to great. After all, having a great story, and knowing how to tell it authentically and honestly, encourages stakeholders to trust you.
Corey Blake, CEO Round Table Companies
Your purpose in this world is a version of your story. Discover your purpose, then discover the journey you took toward finding it.
Most of us struggle with the huge ask of articulating our life’s purpose in a single sentence.
Kelsey Schurer, executive editor for Round Table Companies, shares a beautifully sensory-detailed reflection on her own battle with grief after the heartbreaking loss of her grandfather. Throughout this article, Schurer transports readers into vivid scenes, eventually conjuring intimate emotions within readers. For writers eager to do the same in their next book, this vulnerable example of brutally honest storytelling serves as inspiration.
At Round Table Companies, you don’t just get a writer assigned to your book writing project. You get an entire team ready to help you from book idea conception all the way through publishing should you choose to do so. Let’s take a look at some of the members of this dynamic team.
You’ve written the first draft of your book. Now what? It may be time to invite a peer editor to your book writing team for a manuscript review. Get a fresh perspective, honest feedback, and a sense of what work still needs to be done to make your book brilliant and whole.
Ancient Chinese proverbs say your voice paints what you cannot see. The psalms of David say God sees us when we cry out with our voice. Our voices are powerful, but who is listening to us when we speak?
What do the first time we ride a bike, the first time we attend a funeral, or the first time we become an author all have in common?
The ink has dried, and you have signed on to work with a book writing coach. You may be wondering what comes next. Do you start writing and get feedback? Or do you have a few conversations with your coach about flow, tone, and structure? The answer depends on where you are in the book writing process when you come to the table.
As our digital world continues to evolve, the different components that make up book marketing may seem endless. A nice business card and a book signing event would suffice “back in the day.” Now, you also need a social media presence, e-newsletter, and, most importantly, an author website.
Social media is not going away anytime soon. As an author, you are going to want to build a social media network to ensure the marketing success of your book. It may seem like a lot of work, and you might not even understand how the whole thing works. But these ten steps are a great way to begin marketing your book using social media.
RTC offers event experience wall art, a collaborative storytelling journey complete with real responses by real participants. This point-in-time collection is a great conversation starter, statement piece, and collective endeavor that can bring communities, companies, and conference attendees closer together.
In a world full of billionaires that are doing big things, is there really something that little old you can do? The Conscious Capitalism Conference gave Gen an answer that she didn't expect: business storytelling with heart.