Happy Birthday Pope Francis, Master of Metaphor

Happy Birthday Pope Francis, Master of Metaphor

In The Storyteller’s Secret I devote an entire chapter to one of the great spiritual leaders of the world, Pope Francis, who turns 80 today. Francis learned his communication skills as a Jesuit seminarian and continues to deliver speeches that rely on the building...
Thoughts on Leadership: Be Thankful

Thoughts on Leadership: Be Thankful

Thoughts on Leadership: Be Thankful By Gino Blefari This week my travels found me in Northern California where on Monday afternoon I had the opportunity to have lunch with my good friend, Dwight Clark, former All-Pro wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers and...

The 3-Part Formula For A Winning Sales Pitch

VIDEO: Hit Movies And Winning Sales Pitches Follow The Same Formula If you’ve found yourself singing along to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off,” then you’ve been attracted by a formula. Hit pop songwriters follow a formula called track-and-hook that make songs almost...