Developing your own thoughts and feelings about what has value for you, the storyteller and poet, can help you connect with your audience. But, in order to connect, you do have to know your own heart.
ALL IT TAKES IS HEART
Memoir-writer Annette Simmons, in her book, WHOEVER TELLS THE BEST STORY WINS: How To Use Your Own Stories To Communicate With Power and Impact, tells us,
“Unless you bring a beating heart to your message, it is dead. But, when you tell your own heartfelt stories about what is meaningful in your life and work, you get the hang of finding stories that frame life and work in emotionally meaningful ways for your audience.“