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Rescooped by Bart van Maanen from Just Story It! Biz Storytelling!

Want Better Biz Stories? 11 Questions Biz Stories Can Answer For Deeper Connections

Here is a short video showing 11 fundamental human questions stories must answer for better business storytelling. If you can craft your stories to connect w...

Via Karen Dietz
Bart van Maanen's insight:

Door deze serie vragen te beantwoorden, kun je je bedrijfsverhaal beter vertellen en ook relevant houden, volgens Karin Dietz, een specialist in business storytelling. En ook een tip om een verhaal te presenteren met een PowToon animatie. ;-) 

Karen Dietz's curator insight, November 12, 2014 4:31 PM

Video Link: 

I had a fun time creating this 1.5 minute video on PowToon Monday  (instead of curating, LOL) and updated it today (Wed.). It's based on a talk I gave at Disney a few years ago -- 11 fundamental questions stories help answer. The video is tiny to watch here. so click on the headline above to watch it in more comfort.

We humans come to our lives with these core questions, many of which we are continually driven to search answers for. 


If we can keep in mind these questions as we craft our business stories, we will have a much better chance of creating deeper connections with our customers and staff.


After watching the video, think of the origin stories of your company. Think about the stories you have about best ways to be, how to interact with each other, roles in the community, and the cycles of creation and destruction. There are tons of experiences and lessons here to explore and share. Because answering these questions as best we can help any person and organization navigate through life.


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at 

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Here are the best articles from across the web that I can find on using stories and storytelling in business.

I've chosen them because they actually make a contribution to our knowledge and wisdom about stories, show us how to apply stories to growing our businesses, or give valuable how-to tips.


I weed out all the junk. And besides, who needs another post in why storytelling is important?? Where's the beef?? We want the meat!


I've written reviews of each article to share what I like best, what you can get from reading the article, or what may be missing in the article.


How To Find A Topic: Click on the Filter tab above, and type in a keyword. All the articles with that keyword will appear.


I may occassionally review an article that I think is problematic as a way to educate us all, although most I will simply pass over.  If you wonder if I've seen an article that is not included here, send me a message and I'll respond.

After doing biz story work for over a decade (and with a PhD in Folklore) I hope you find many great insights and tips here. Many thanks for visiting and enjoy the articles!


And I hope you will also visit my website for more tips and tools, & take the free Story IQ assessment so you can see how well developed your storytelling skills and knowledge is: 

Karen Dietz's comment, August 13, 2013 12:03 PM
Thank you!
Karen Dietz's comment, August 14, 2013 5:18 PM
Hey Bart! Thanks for letting me know about the broken link. I'll let the tech folks at know. In the meantime, here's the correct link:
ManufacturingStories's curator insight, September 7, 2013 8:15 AM

Karen is dedicated to the art of Storytelling as a key tool in running a business or any other type of endeavor.  Here at we fully support this art form as the best way to generate positive and effective change.  Thanks Karen for all of your dedicated and tireless work! It's a tood Story!!