Let me tell you a couple of cool things about stories. For one thing they don’t need to be very long to be effective.
The shortest inaugural address ever was George Washington’s. It was just a hundred and thirty-five words. Now compare that to William Henry Harrison. In 1841, in his inaugural address, Harrison talked for two hours, he said 9000 words, and it was freezing. A month later, he died of a cold and pneumonia.
Watch this video or read the transcript below to learn more about short stories effectiveness and to hear a couple of stories from Don.