The Power of Your Story

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“A beggar had been sitting by the side of a road for over thirty years. One day a stranger walked by. “Spare some change?” mumbled the beggar, mechanically holding out his old baseball cap. “I have nothing to give you,” said the stranger. Then he asked: “What’s that you are sitting on?” “Nothing,” replied the beggar. “Just an old box. I have been sitting on it for as long as I can remember.” “Ever looked inside?” asked the stranger. “No,” said the beggar. “What’s the point? There’s nothing in there.” “Have a look inside,” insisted the stranger. The beggar managed to pry open the lid. With astonishment, disbelief, and elation, he saw that the box was filled with gold.”

I loved this story from the moment I heard Eckart Tolle sharing it. Stories just stick with me and they stick with our customers, fans and followers…

The truth is, most of us are “beggars.”  We “sit” on the “old boxes” full of stories we lived through. Some of these stories were hard won battles some lost ones. We take them for granted, believing  “there is nothing in there.”

Like many, for the longest time, I lived in the space of “who needs to hear this….” One day I attended a seminar, where everything changed! The speaker told his personal story in such a way that I realized there wasn’t one story in my life that belonged to ME! I was selfish to hold down to them on one hand— they could potentially change the lives of so many people! On the other, shared, they could change mine! I was literally sitting on the “box filled with gold!”

Divorce? Great!

Bankruptcy? Better!

Disease? Amazing!

Not only I could feel better inside myself as I chose to look at everything as if it all happened for my highest good, but also help others for the highest good of all concerned!  I started teaching this to my clients, and they have begun reporting crazy results! Patricia Garza, Founder of EvolMotion, not only took her business to the next level, but also won an award for the Most Influential Latino Woman in SoCal!

In my upcoming workshop Warrior Speaker Boot Camp, I will teach you

  1. How to share your story for the biggest impact
  2. Help you to find the right story to share
  3. Give you a feedback as you will practice sharing your story.

If you are a business owner, you are most likely missing out on one of the most powerful resources in your possession. People make millions of dollars and change the lives of millions of people with nothing more but a well-presented story!

Are you serious about your business, life, making a difference? Register for the Warrior Speaker Boot Camp NOW. This is the last workshop of the year!

WSBC is an exclusive and private event! I expect it to be sold out. Register early for an Early Bird Discount. Go here NOW. First 3 people registering for the event and filling out this questionnaire will also receive a BONUS—45 min private consultation with me, valued at $500!!!

Don’t wait, open your “Old Box” now, and see what’s inside!  Register NOW!

P.S. Of course, to share your story well you need to have a VOICE! Tomorrow, I’ll tell you about the voice and give you awesome tools you’ll be able to use right away. Stay tuned!

 

To your success,

Coach Faye