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Leader Storytelling: The Pivotal Stories You Should Be Able to Tell

Leader Storytelling: The Pivotal Stories You Should Be Able to Tell | hokusai | Scoop.it
Since starting his career as a U.S. Marine, Don Faul has led operations at Facebook, Pinterest and now Athos. Here are the stories he tells to rally big teams to do their best work.

Via Karen Dietz
Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 25, 2016 1:34 PM

This article is long -- but both good. The author interviews Facebook VP of Online Operations, Dan Faul where Faul expresses his conviction about the necessity  of great storytelling for leaders.


Not only does this article talk about what makes a great story, but it actually discusses 3 pivotal stories every leader needs to tell -- including a personal failure story.


Faul makes lots of great points, and shares both the why and the how storytelling has made such a huge difference for him. Right on!


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it. Follow her on Twitter @kdietz

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9 Tools to Discover Influencers in Your Industry

9 Tools to Discover Influencers in Your Industry | hokusai | Scoop.it

The tide of influence hunting on the web is rising beyond public relations and social media to digital marketing at large.  In particular, there’s growing attention being directed towards influencers as gateways to new audiences.

Influence as the ability for a person to inspire action amongst a community is a very powerful thing and therefore, increasingly appreciated by digital marketing and PR pros alike. An influencer program that identifies, qualifies, engages and maintains relationships with industry influencers can serve as a formidable “force multiplier” for everything from content amplification to product feedback to content co-creation. 

Beyond the “brandividual endorsement”, people with a strong center of influence can provide valuable context and credibility to a company seeking to connect with an audience of buyers. But in an age of information overload and the ability for anyone, anywhere to publish, finding those influential connections in your industry can prove to be a challenge.

Here are 9 of many tools that can be used for the initial task of finding influencers aligned with specific areas of subject matter expertise. Several go beyond discovery and also support filtering, managing, engaging, monitoring and reporting....

Via Jeff Domansky
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 13, 2014 1:23 PM

Great list of influencer tools from Lee Odden. I'd definitely add GroupHigh to the toolkit.

AceConcierge's curator insight, February 13, 2014 8:54 PM

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