An Action Plan for Women Entrepreneurs (Part 2)

If you’re a woman entrepreneur, your time is now.  In Part 1 of this two-part post, I talked to Andrea Guendelman and Fran Maier about the challenges facing women entrepreneurs. Female tech entrepreneurs, in particular, are few and far between, and they get funded far less often than men. Part of the reason is that angel investors and venture capitalists are…

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Why managers need to become storytellers (Part 2)

When interviewed by the Harvard Business Review a while ago, the interviewer asked media mogul Peter Guber a very pertinent question: Why does a regional manager at a branch plant need to understand and practice storytelling for business?  Guber certainly has the chops to talk about storytelling. For years, a major studio head in Hollywood,…

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Storytelling that moves people

Excerpt from a Harvard Business Review interview with Robert McKee: Please note: Robert McKee  was a bit of a hero to me as I was learning the craft of screenwriting and storytelling. Although this article is a decade old, McKee’s thoughts — and his book — stand the test of time. Storytelling that moves people Why is…

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