Skill #2 Find the extraordinary in the everyday

We’re so used to the stories of high drama on movie screens: Batman or Superman saving the day, rushing to the rescue of children who would otherwise plunge to their deaths. Not every story needs to be an epic tale of a caped crusader saving the world.

“Some of the best stories are about ordinary moments in our lives that teach us to be braver or kinder, more open-minded or loving.”

a colleague who challenges the status quo on behalf of the team. A partner who supports a dream A teacher who helps her students believe in themselves Great storytellers are always mining their lives and everyday encounters for stories. Oprah just did that for her Golden Globes speech.

Sign Up for NextBigWhat Newsletter

Curated. Summarized. Important News. For free.

You May Also Like

Motivate Yourself into Action

To keep yourself motivated, you must resolve to become a complete optimist. For that: Look for the good in every situation. Seek the valuable lesson in every setback or difficulty.…
View Post

The Engineer

Reliable and logical, Engineers like to make things work very efficiently. They rely on processes and procedures to produce the highest quality products and services every time, everywhere. They can…
View Post