Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling

Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling

by Matthew Dicks, Dan Kennedy
4.5 Rating
Storyworthy Review

The book aims to teach the craft of telling stories for everyone to make an impact and manipulate others, enhancing your outlook and understanding your own life.

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Paperback, 368 pages

June 22, 2018 by New World Library

Original Title
Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling
9781608685486 (ISBN10: 1608685489)
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Book Review

Storytelling is an art that many people underestimate. It is as old as our existence. A man who knows how to tell a story and one who does not know this art can never be equal. Mathew Dick effectively explains the complex subject of storytelling and lays out some valuable hints that will make our stories stand out. In my opinion, the book is not for only professional storytellers; everyone can benefit from it. Humans are social animals, and their interactions demand a mastery of describing mundane events interestingly. Mathew has succinctly touched on the technical aspects of storytelling making our stories story worthy. The book is for professionals as well as for amateurs. Because most of our lives, we are telling stories, and everyone cringes at the boring storyteller. So better get hold of this book and learn the art of making your dull stories story worthy.

Key Takeaways

  1. Everyone has the ability to tell a great story.
  2. Good storytelling is a skill that can be learned and honed with practice.
  3. Stories have the power to engage, teach, persuade, and change lives.
  4. A well-crafted story should have a clear beginning, middle, and end, and a relatable protagonist.
  5. Emotions and sensory details can enhance the impact of a story.
  6. The best stories are personal and authentic, and connect with the audience on a human level.
  7. Storytelling can be used in various aspects of life, from personal relationships to professional presentations.
  8. It’s important to know your audience and tailor your story accordingly.
  9. Listening to and learning from other storytellers can improve your own storytelling abilities.
  10. Sharing stories can bring people together and create a sense of community.

Storyworthy Summary

“Stories are relatable and impactful personal narratives of change to engage and inspire family and friends at the dinner table or make your audience experience the impact profoundly at a business conference or in a job interview. The Storyworthy book summary will allow us to build our stories about our mundane and humdrum experiences of daily life in a manner that captivates the listeners.

From intriguing beginnings to convincing and satisfying ends, Mathew Dicks signifies the small and subtle nuances of keeping your stories impactful, whether it be your first date, job interview, dinner table talk, therapy appointment, or sales presentation.”

Favorite Quote From Author

“Your story must reflect change over time. A story cannot simply be a series of remarkable events. You must start out as one version of yourself and end as something new.”

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