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BMP 004 Why Storytelling Is Important In Business
Storytelling is a lost art. Not only do great stories entertain us, but they also connect us. So leaders can use them to grow their community, their influence, and their business.
This week, BMP welcomes Shawn Small to the podcast. Shawn is a professional storyteller and the Executive Director of a million-dollar non-profit, Wonder Voyage. He is now sharing his lessons learned through 20 years of focusing on stories to grow his organization.
You will learn:
- How to use stories to grow your business.
- The difference between speakers, teachers, and storytellers.
- Ways to help others share their stories.
- The rules of telling other people’s stories.
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Wonder Voyage Executive Director
Today’s guest turned his passion for adventure travel into a non-profit organization, Wonder Voyage, in 2000. At his core, Shawn is a storyteller. His ability to weave words has helped him share the stories of thousands of pilgrims traveling to fifty plus locations around the world while donating five-million dollars in service hours.
Business Minutia Podcast
Brent Richardson is the owner, operator, and interviewer for Business Minutia. He has worked in an international engineering company since 2000. During that time, he has also served as a youth pastor and worked for a non-profit both as an adventure travel leader on youth pilgrimages and as a board member. He believes that the training he has received in leading volunteers has helped him in the corporate world as well.