Our Story for Business course tutor Richard Benson explains how writing business stories in five acts creates more impact than three, and why all businesses must understand why good story structure can build effective, emotional connections with their audience.
You’ve written your story, now how can you test whether or not it’s as good as it can be? In Into the Woods and on his online courses John Yorke recommends asking 10 questions to check you’ve got your story straight: an approach as relevant to business, science, marketing and tech stories as it is to dramatic narratives.
Nick Parker has made a career telling stories, but it’s taken until now to work out how they really work. In advance of the launch of his Story for Business course, devised with John Yorke, Nick recounts the story of his relationship with story.
Storytelling isn’t just for entertainment – it’s also an increasingly used business tool. Guest blogger and Storyteller at Microsoft UK, Kris Evans explains how mastering the art of the story will not only improve your company’s business-to-business interactions, but also help you to retain cohesion, and run efficiently internally.