Storytelling Secrets with John David Mann: Episode 216 of The Action Catalyst Podcast
Summary: John David Mann is a New York Times Bestselling Author, Public Speaker, and Entrepreneur. As an award-winning author, his writings have earned the Axiom Business Book Award (Gold Medal, for The Go-Giver), the Nautilus Award (for A Deadly Misunderstanding), and Taiwan’s Golden Book Award for Innovation (for You Call the Shots). The Go-Giver was also honored with the Living Now Book Awards “Evergreen Medal” in 2017 for its “contributions to positive global change,” and cited on Inc.’s “Most Motivational Books Ever Written” and HubSpot’s “20 Most Highly Rated Sales Books of All Time”; The Go-Giver Leader was listed on Entrepreneur magazine’s “10 Books Every Leader Should Read” and Forbes magazine’s “8 Books Every Young Leaders Should Read.” His 2012 Take the Lead (with Betsy Myers) was named Best Leadership Book of 2011 by Tom Peters and the Washington Post.<br> <br> His books are published in more than two dozen languages and have sold more than 2 million copies. John coauthored the international bestselling classic The Go-Giver (with Bob Burg), the New York Times bestsellers The Red Circle (with Brandon Webb) and Flash Foresight (with Daniel Burrus), and the national bestsellers The Slight Edge (with Jeff Olson), Among Heroes (with Brandon Webb), and Real Leadership (with John Addison). He also ghost-wrote the New York Timesbestseller The Answer, by John Assaraf and Murray Smith.<br> <br> <br> Show Highlights:<br> If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. @JohnDavidMann<br> <br> Rejection is a part of what prepares you. @JohnDavidMann<br> <br> Rejection helps you polish and mature and take shape. @JohnDavidMann<br> <br> People applaud you when you reach the finish line, but the world doesn’t see how hard it is just to get to the starting line. @JohnDavidMann<br> <br> All effective teaching takes place through stories. @JohnDavidMann<br> <br> All effective stories take place through emotion. @JohnDavidMann<br> <br> You have to fall in love with your characters. @JohnDavidMann<br> The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Dan Moore, President of Southwestern Advantage, the oldest direct-sales company in America, and Partner with Southwestern Consulting. With more than 45 years in sales leadership and marketing management, Dan has a wealth of knowledge to share on how to make better use of time to achieve life, sales, and other business goals. Each week, he interviews some of the nation’s top thought leaders and experts, sharing meaningful tips and advice. Subscribe on iTunes and please leave a rating and review!