Monday Mash-Up ~ Vol. 2, Ep. 7


Recommended Podcast
Michael DeLon and Me

Michael DeLon is the go-to guy if you want to establish your credibility in the marketplace. It was an honor and a blast to dive deep with Michael on his “Experts Speak” podcast. 

Below is a short nugget from our conversation — how stories improve not only your marketing, but also your business operations.  

If you want to see the entire podcast (<30 minutes), go here.  

Full episode audio: 

And you can find and subscribe to “Experts Speak” anywhere you get your favorite podcasts.

Recommended Reading
The Lost History of Yellowstone

On this day in 1872, Yellowstone become the world’s first National Park. That’s nearly 150 years. But Yellowstone’s history as a National Park is just a spec on the timeline that goes back millenia.  

Here’s a fascinating article about Yellowstone’s “lost history” — an article that debunks the idea that prior to Yellowstone’s “discovery” in the 19th century it had been a pristine wilderness, virtually untouched by human hands. 

Here’s one detail from the article that blew me away: Near Columbus, Ohio, archaeologists have found 300 pounds of Yellowstone obsidian in mounds built by the Hopewell people 2,000 years ago. 

Recommended Viewing
Jane Fonda on Storytelling and Empathy

Last night, Jane Fonda received the Cecil B. DeMille (lifetime achievement) Award at the Golden Globes. 

Her acceptance speech was a stunner — about storytelling and empathy and seeing the humanity in all around us.   

In case you missed it, here it is…

You’re Invited…
Free Training to Harness the Magnetic Power of Stories

I received great response last week after presenting this training for the International Coaching Federation St. Louis Chapter. 

Now I’m offering the training for free to anyone who wants to attend. 

What: How to Harness The Magnetic Power of Stories to Captivate Prospects, Put them on the Edge of Their Seats, and Inspire Them to Act Right NOW

Where: Live Online

When: Thursday, March 4, 2 p.m. CST. 


Stories Have a Way… 

Here’s a nugget from Jane Fonda’s speech last night 

Stories have a way to change our hearts and our minds. They can help us see each other in a new light, to have empathy, to recognize that for all our diversity, we are humans first. 

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Tom Ruwitch

Tom Ruwitch is the founder and CEO of Story Power Marketing. For more than 30 years, he has helped businesses grow by delivering powerful stories using a variety of different media.