Want to improve your storytelling skills?
Want to know what is really involved in crafting compelling stories?
Then RUN -- don't walk -- to watch this video from Stanford.
You can't teach storytelling skills in 3 minutes. This video -- complete with TED videos of great examples, audience discussions of what worked and didn't work with a story, tips and reference guides -- is 1.5 hours. But it is sooooooo worth it!
In fact, when I teach my biz communication class in Dec. I'll require my students to watch this.
So carve out the time to watch it. Ignore the first 6:40 minutes -- it's just audience intros.
After that, pay attention. You will receive quite a story crafting education that will allow you to tell fabulous business stories.