038 – David T.S. Wood – Your Story Template – Expert Series

David T.S. Wood - on stage

Today, David discusses one of the most important and critical areas that you need to master to be a true professional and reach your goals.  How to connect and inspire the next step with someone in under 30 seconds is the first key to your success.

You will learn today the important details around these five template components:

  1. Before….
  2. I was introduced by…
  3. I’ve been using for…
  4. As a result…
  5. And I am now…

Mastering this simple template (not to be confused with being easy) is the key to confidently and quickly being able to connect with someone and take the discussion to the next level.

Other things you will learn in this show:

  • Why people do NOT care about your story
  • Why you need 5-10 different versions of your story
  • How much you need to practice this template
  • How to be duplicable, so your team can grow
  • How to share someone else’s story
  • Why constant practicing is a must

Songs for Today:
Write Your Story – Franchesca Battistelli
Story of My Life – One Direction
The Story – Brandi Carlile