3 Simple Ways to Start Your Story


Let’s be honest: one of the hardest things to decide is where to start your story. If you don’t know where to begin, you don’t really know where to take things either. It’s easy to feel like you’re chasing your tail. The good news is there are several simple ways to start your story, whether it’s your vision story about the future — or a look back into history! Try on these three simple phrases in your own narrative.

Your Superhero Story (And Why It Matters): Video


Do you have a personal brand? Are you self-employed? What’s your superhero story? Michael drops into a comic book store to talk about the power of your own superhero creation and why we’re all crafting our own new narratives. Learn how this applies to your online bio, your about page, and how Google is the new background check.

We All LOVE a Good Character – SXSW #storytelling


South By Southwest is only a few weeks away, and everyone here at Get Storied is waiting with bated breath (ok, maybe it’s just me). Last year was my first time at the SXSW festival and it was a life changing experience. I met face to face with hundreds of friends I’d only met and […]

Why Your Thought Leadership = Career Independence

Thought Leadership

Many of you hope to become a recognized thought-leader in your industry, field, or niche. With good reason. If you’re a consultant, coach, author, speaker, or blogger – becoming a thought leader is the ticket to freedom. Thought-leaders are paid higher, get better gigs, and have more opportunities to choose from. That’s a fact.

Stop Trying to Change The World: Find a Better Mission


“Helping others to reach their potential” is not your life’s mission. Neither is it “to make the world a better place.” Nor is it to “teach others how to grow and transform their lives.” Sorry. I know, I might be upsetting you right now. Just bear with me… The above statements are descriptions of your […]