The greatest storytellers have two superpowers. They are great listeners and first-class noticers.
In a fast-paced world, we’re so busy trying to get things done that we don’t allow ourselves to slow down and notice. It feels so tempting to walk and listen to a podcast at the same time. But this habit of killing two birds with one stone is also killing our storytelling potential.
For every podcast we listen to on our walk, we’re foregoing the opportunity to notice and ignoring a dozen potential stories.