It’s a simple enough question. It’s a great starter. It begs for deeper interaction. It has the potential to bring emotion and fact together into an amazing experience.
Every time I get the opportunity to chat with an elderly person, I love to hear their stories. My wife’s grandpa was probably my favorite person to just sit and talk to about his life experiences. His eyes would light up as he told stories of WWII or Florida or gardening. And because he was so engaged in the telling of the story, I remember many of his stories as if they were mine.
It’s why I love to chat with business owners. Hearing the story of how the business started, grew, evolved, struggled, changed, adjusted, adapted, kept growing – it’s always unique and always amazing. And ALWAYS backed with a ton of passion. [Read more…] about “So what’s your story?”