Is your story even worth telling? Or are you going to bore the pants off us again?
Prof Gary Klein* has a test for what makes a useful, re-tellable story: does it contain
If these elements are missing, we will find your story dull. If you include them, not only will we listen but chances are we’ll go off and repeat your story to others.
Here’s how you can use the Concept and Explore cards to find a retellable story with these magic ingredients:
*Prof Gary Klein’s books on intuition and decision-making are full of brilliantly told case studies. His work reads like a detective novel. My Story Listening tactic is directly inspired by his modus operandi.