David Lipman is a storyteller, story coach and author of several books and numerous publications has owned his own business since the 1970s. In this interview Doug talks about the power of the story to teach and inspire with others and his own journey as a business owner. His thoughts on building a unique and sustainable business and his philosophy on marketing were so encouraging that I quote him every chance I get. Enjoy meeting Doug Lipman.
(1:48) You’re a storyteller and a storyteller coach. How do you explain what you do to others?
(3:28) How did you go about creating a business based on storytelling and storyteller coaching?
(12:21) How long have you been in business?
(12:48) Where can people find out more about you and sign up for your wonderful free newsletter?
(13:33) Describe your performances. What can people expect to see and hear?
(22:04) I want to come back to this idea that you help people command attention, but first would you say you mostly use parables for your stories?
(23:15) When you’re working as a story coach, who is it you’re teaching and what is it that they seek?
(26:04) How can people find you and tap into these classes you offer on storytelling?
(28:19) What have you learned after being in business this long, and especially having been on the cutting edge of a new concept for a business? How do you hold off getting discouraged?
(36:40) What has entrepreneurism meant to you over the course of your years in business?