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10) Not telling your stories with intention. 34 Let’s look at each of these 10 ways to flub a story and then let’s talk about how to tell a story so people will listen, be fascinated and be asking for more! 1) Be boring. Being boring centers around being focused on yourself. Even when telling stories you must be paying attention to the person who is listening to you. ” Your stories will usually be about your experiences. How you tell your stories and how you position yourself in your stories will determine just how interested the other person will be.

I immediately sent the company my $10 for a sample kit. ) In return Cheerful House sent me five boxes of Christmas cards. Some quick math calculations revealed that if I just sold the five boxes I’d make one dollar per box sold! The sales literature said that 49 there would only be four “selling seasons” per year, so whatever money was going to be earned would have to last a LONG time. I got home from school the next day and as soon as my paper route was done I was ready to go make some real money!

Our attention spans are so short that USA Today seems to be filled with articles that are far too detailed for a lot of people. The message needs to be delivered quickly and concisely in print and in everyday conversation. One of the greatest problems people have when telling a story is speaking far too slowly. Think of the people who are enjoyable to listen to. Comedians. Robin Williams: Speaks quickly. Dennis Miller: Speaks quickly. Bill Cosby: Speaks moderately. George Wallace: Speaks quickly.

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