How to tell a crisis recovery story (while leaving out the doomsday narrative)

by | Dec 4, 2020 | Self-Leadership

2020 has been a tough year. If you’ve had a career setback — the internship of your dreams fell through, your startup failed — it can be easy to get down on yourself. But with storytelling, you have the power to re-write your script in a way that empowers you and tells a story of perseverance to future recruiters and customers.  In a new piece by Wendy Marx at Fast Company, associate director Evan Marie Allison, program lead for Story Lab, gives several tips on how to create a positive narrative and make the best of any situation.

“Stories help you make better sense of your life, increasing clarity, self-awareness, and purpose,” Allison says in the piece. The article posits a five-step framework for crafting your story. Read more below.Read More