Why You Need a Story and Tell It
All of us tell stories about ourselves. Stories define us. To know someone well is to know their story — the experiences that have shaped them, the trials and turning points that have tested them. When we want someone to know us, we share stories of our childhoods, our families, our school years, our first loves, the development of our political views, and so on.
Seldom is a good story so needed, though, as when a major change of professional direction is under way, Changes to eBay for me, In a time of such unsettling business changes, telling a compelling story to coworkers, old bosses, friends, or family —