"We’re thrilled to report this year’s show was very successful,” says Rich Russo, vice president of the National Hardware Show. “We’re so proud to see attendees and exhibitors from all over the world come together at the National Hardware Show. We think the new relationships formed, the knowledge gained, and the products discovered will all have a positive impact on the industry for years to come.”
Attendees and exhibitors alike were excited to be at the show, and this was evident in the positive attitude found across the show floor and throughout the convention center.
“I came last year, so I knew what to expect, but still, it’s a really big and exciting show,” says April Rembert of Jared’s Ace Hardware in Bishopville, South Carolina. “I like going to Inventors Spotlight and outside to Tailgate, Backyard & BBQ. Overall, it’s just a fun time. I also enjoy spending time at the NRHA All-Industry Conference to learn from all of the great speakers they bring in for this event.”
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By Esther Choy
Research shows that when an idea is presented in the context of a story, it is 20 times more likely to be remembered. The neuroscience evidence further suggests that by using stories, you are connecting with your audience on a deep neurological level, creating bonds between you and them. Yet, while we appreciate a good story, most of us aren’t so good at creating them.
In LET THE STORY DO THE WORK: The Art of Storytelling for Business Success, Esther Choy helps readers create their own compelling stories with a clear, proven, step- by-step process.
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About The Author
Esther Choy lives in Chicago and is the Founder and President of Leadership Story Lab. Since launching the company in 2010, she has coached hundreds of managers at Fortune 500 companies such as Allstate, BP, Baxter Healthcare, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Groups, and others. Choy has taught storytelling for Kellogg School of Management’s Executive Education programs.
Publisher: AMACOM Books