Vulnerability & Writing the Story of Our Life With David Ebner
David and I met through our mutual participation in a shared small group community of marketers that spawned out of the Atlanta Hubspot user group. We collaborated when I presented a Path of the Freelancer webinar about building a steady stream of paying clients for the Copywriter Exchange.
In our conversation below, we explore David's storytelling background, how his sense of homelessness fueled his pursuit of creative endeavors, the power of vulnerability, and how he navigates the challenges of life.
David's origin writing stories and his escape from a world where he felt as if he didn't belong
On being encouraged not to pursue our passions because it lacks commercial viability
The value of having someone put their faith in us
Symbolism, and the narrative we choose
How our emotional experience frames our life and work
Belonging and vulnerability
- At the end of the year, what's the story we want to tell?
Manhood: Self-control, conduct, and behavior
Storytelling in business
Giving back and helping writers to succeed
Making the Pandemic Pivot & incubating ideas
The Storm: Brainstorming & prioritizing crazy ideas
Setting boundaries around work and taking breaks
How efficiency impacts the process of creating quality stories
How arts helps us feel emotions
Our fear of not having another great idea
- Breaking Bad and Walter's believable character arc
- Falling victim to being a victim
- Idea ownership, adoption, and vulnerability
- Not Sharing openly when recipients are not willing to be vulnerable
Connect With David Ebne
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- Connect with David | Linkedin - David's Book (Kingmakers: A Content Marketing Story)
- Connect with Content Workshop | Website - Facebook - Linkedin
- Connect with Copywriter Exchange | Website - Linkedin - Instagram - Facebook
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