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Episode 510: The Power and Pressure of Story

 

What does it mean to tell your story?

Your audience or brand will be greatly influenced by the story you tell. Your story is a way to connect with and impact those who hear it. It is a privilege to share your story with others and it's essential to understand and think about what story (or stories) you want to tell the world and how you want it told.

Telling a story can be challenging at times, especially when you don't feel like you have the perfect words to express yourself. So ask yourself, "Is what I'm trying to tell a story or just an experience I'm still going through?" Remember that there are people listening to you, so knowing the purpose of your story and what lessons you have learned are fundamental to authentic storytelling. Your story has the power to change people's lives, so you should consider your intentions in sharing.  

Thrivers, season 5 has been full of discovery, insights, and phenomenal guests that provided great examples you can emulate as you work to thrive in business. Pick your favorite episode and if you missed one, be sure to catch up during the break!

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Thriving Points:

  • The stories that I share are helping me realize that there are lessons that come from what I have experienced, that I can now turn into stories. - Nikki Rogers
  • Stories to me, have power and can take on a life of their own. -Nikki Rogers
  • A story is when you're on the other side of an experience, and now you have perspective or insight that can guide future thinking. -Nikki Rogers

About the Show:

     Women Thriving in Business features candid unscripted conversations with entrepreneurs, business experts, authors, and academics aimed at contributing to business success. This weekly show provides interviews with business leaders who have built, grown, and are thriving in business. Nikki A. Rogers, host of the show, also discusses achievements, lessons learned, and advice for aspiring business owners to develop the mindset, strategies, and connections necessary to thrive in business. Whether you are just starting or you have been in business for decades, WTiB offers inspiration, strategies, and resources to help you THRIVE in business. 

About the Host:

     Nikki is a strategist and transformation coach who believes life is too short not to do what you love. She is passionate about helping entrepreneurs build sustainable companies and supports business leaders in developing the mindset, strategy, and connections to create thriving businesses and build legacy wealth.

     Nikki is the CEO of The Bladen Group and an alumna of North Carolina A&T State University and UNC-Chapel Hill.

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