Just how does one become the Master of Story as I’ve named my next guest John David Mann? Well for starters he‘s an award-winning author whose books have sold more than 2 million copies, including the bestselling classic The Go-Giver (with Bob Burg). you’ve heard of it, right?
He’s been a concert cellist, award-winning composer, high school founder which he co-founded at the ripe old age of 17 with a few friends and later became an educator there. He’s a publisher, entrepreneur, marketer, public speaker, and event master of ceremonies. John’s writing spans over two dozen books, including seven New York Times and national bestsellers and has been published in thirty languages.
We covered so much ground in this interview about an aspect of the writing process that any budding writer should take note of. Not only did we talk about the process one of the techniques John talked about was a three-step system he outlined the following:
Of course, you’re going to have to check out the interview to get the full explanation of how each one plays into the writing process but trust me it’s worth every second. Check it out now [11:39] We also talked about two of the Laws of Stratospheric Success, I won’t share all the laws in the notes but I do want to share these two as I feel they have a ton of relevance and would love for you to have them to refer to later.
The Law of Influence – Your influence is determined by how abundantly you place other people’s interests first.
The Law of Authenticity – The most valuable gift you have to offer is yourself
If I had this book as a young awkward kid, I wouldn’t of felt so alone in the world. – Marketia
In Master Your Message, I lead you through my journey to find my voice. The difficulties, challenges, and revelations I had along the way. I’ve also included a few very notable mentors that were key in my writing journey, Chris Brogan, Patrice Washington and Matthew Turner. It would mean the world to me if you would click below to grab your copy of Master Your Message.
If you can’t buy a copy all I ask is that you phone your local library and request a copy. It’s available in every library in America.
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