Someone talks to you about something, and while your mind wanders to a thousand places. You write a note and at the same time answer emails and calls. You hurriedly complete your tasks while finishing your breakfast. Does it sound familiar to you? With a life this hectic, it is impossible not to have a scattered mind.
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Old myths die hard.
And in the hero-worship world of entrepreneurial storytelling, one of those myths is the legend of the lone genius. Not an hour goes by, it seems, without a new encomium devoted to Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, or Mark Zuckerberg. Of course, some of this is endemic to storytelling itself. Tales flow more smoothly (and predictably) when there’s a main character to focus on, with a goal to achieve and hurdles in his path.Disney knows it. Pixar knows it. And for most intents and purposes, it’s become Storytelling 101.