Not Just a Story, but a dream

What is it about stories, anyway? Anthropologists tell us that storytelling is central to human existence. That it’s common to every known culture. That it involves a symbiotic exchange between teller and listener — an exchange we learn to negotiate in infancy.

“Facts and figures and all the rational things that we think are important in the business world actually don’t stick in our minds at all,” says Nick Morgan, author of Power Cues. But stories create “sticky” memories by attaching emotions to things that happen.

We narrate inspiring stories of famous American entrepreneurs which will inspire millions to follow their paths.

I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 things that do not work. – Thomas Edison

Some people don’t like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster. – Elon Musk

I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out. – Jeff Bezos