I recently interviewed Ryan Nece. From the NFL Super Bowl to Investor, he dropped consistent value about being at the top of your game and working with a team. Our team at New Story has been leading a social impact accelerator program: Founders Lab. The content has been filled with unique value and each session has been incredible. […]

Sports understand performance. Whether or not you follow a particular sport, we can learn something from how sports are structured. These elements are common in games and competition. If we allow it, they carry into personal and business growth as well: Scoreboard. How do you know you are ‘winning’? Coaches. Who is helping you improve, […]

Getting up early is the single greatest commitment I’ve made to my personal and professional growth in the last decade. Sleeping well is a huge part of why that works. Over the years, I’ve refined the behaviors that lead to consistently good sleep. I’ve found these modifications ensure I sleep well. • No coffee (caffeine) […]

New Story is giving away our donation software to a few nonprofits. It’s FREE. No contracts, no annual commitments, and no string attached. It’s brand new and within a few weeks has helped us raise over $500k. We’re keeping a copy of the code and handing a version to others. • No, there aren’t subscription […]

Working from home provides tremendous flexibility. Unfortunately, it also begins to blur the lines between areas of life that were once separate. Because you’re working and living from the same space, it can feel like one flows seamlessly into the other. This can lead to depriving yourself of a true rest and separation from ‘always […]

Churches and Congregations are essentially event-based organizations. Many of these groups are likely experiencing availability due to events while also struggling to keep up with the needs in their community. Their day to day work looks drastically different. I put together ideas for inspiration for churches and congregations. Hopefully it prompts some outside-the-box thinking and […]

Local business is hit hardest during economic downturn. Combined with social distancing, gyms and personal trainers are especially impacted. As members consider cancelling, it’s important that these groups get creative about driving attention and sales to their business by providing unique value to their members. I’ve put together ideas for inspiration for gyms and personal […]

Local business is hit hardest during economic downturn. Restaurants have a unique opportunity to get creative about driving attention and sales to their business. I’ve put together ideas for inspiration for Local Restaurants. It’s not much, but hopefully it prompts creativity. Increase Prices. I’d rather pay 20-30% more for a short period of time to […]

Meetings can be an important part of work life. They bring people together. At their best, they facilitate meaningful interactions and fuel progress. The time and energy invests produces outsized returns. Advocating for better meetings, the Meeting Manifesto serves as a litmus test. A few critical elements shape an effective meeting. By communicating and championing […]

As times get hard, businesses need to get creative about driving attention and sales to their business. I’ve put together ideas for inspiration for Coffee Companies. It’s not much, but hopefully it prompts creativity. Streamline all promote larger bags or bulk buying. Rent storage space. Inviting companies who are downsizing to utilize your storage space. […]

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