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Distill the story lines

Distil three or four main stories. The more focused the narrative, the more likely audiences will associate a brand with these ideas.

To identify three or four core storylines:

  • Quickly craft possible narrative directions
  • Choose a subset to test.
  • Test early headlines, themes, and messages for resonance, authenticity, and differentiation.
  • Convene a diverse array of new reviewers for focus groups or one-on-one interviews.
  • Ask reviewers to share tangible examples that bring ideas to life. 


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Deliver the narrative, so it drives sustained and meaningful action

Deliver the narrative, so it drives sustained and meaningful action

Once the narrative is final and approved, share it within the company in inspiring ways.

  • Ask executives, upper-level managers, business resource group leads, advisers, and others to help craft a successful rollout plan. 
  • Engage managers on how to make the narrative real for the...


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Define the story worth telling

For a narrative to improve reputation, it should tell stories in three areas:

  • What we do well
  • What competitors don’t do as well
  • What our audiences care about

To find answers and put the narrative in motion:


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    Stories help us make sense of the world

    Stories help us make sense of the world

    Narratives strengthen organizations. They build trust, enhance reputation, and move people into action.

    Narratives can clarify a shared vision, align teams around a common purpose, and strengthen culture. The strongest organizational narratives start with strategic analysis and result in cr...


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