The Story Mountain

This page is for anyone looking to sharpen their story skills, but if you prefer professional help, check out work with Nick or just say hello.

Business storytelling is art, science and strategy. If you are looking to go deep, start with Story.Business.

At the wheel
The Story.Business Series
Warning: Contains Bad Language

If you want to know what I know, start here.

18? Don't Grow Up. It's A Trap.
The Opposite of Selling
Let me tell you a story.

“Grow up, Nick. You aren’t ruthless enough to build a business. You’d hate the sleazy selling.”

The Library in Prague
The Glossary
100+ Storytelling Concepts

The Business Storytelling Glossary lists the concepts, ideas and definitions that use in my work. Your mileage will vary.

Close-up of a human eye.
Science of Story
Go Deeper Still

Papers, books and references related to storytelling science. You’ll need to grab a coffee before you get stuck in.

Rants and Recollections

Most of these mini-courses have been brutally extracted from my podcast. No prisoners have been taken. Your mileage will vary.

The Hero's Journey

In 2020, I published a series of 19 podcasts on The Hero’s Journey, as revealed by Joseph Campbell in his 1949 classic, The Hero With A Thousand Faces.

Robert Mckee's Story Structure

An 8-podcast series giving an overview of Robert Mckee’s view on story… particularly in relation to his excellent book, Storynomics.

Mistakes Founders Make

In 2021, I published a series of podcasts on the Mistakes Founders Make … at least in terms of story. (Some of them got a little ‘ranty’!)

Seth Godin on the Stories Mean Business podcast
Seth Godin
Legendary Author, Marketer & Storyteller

Seth will be joining me for my 1,000th podcast in June.

“…if you want to engage with people emotionally, you’ve got to let them do most of the work of telling (the story)…”

Business Myths (that won’t die)

A short (slightly rant) series of podcasts about business myths I still see all the time. First released in November 2021.

The Memory Palace

The Memory Palace is where I keep the ideas and insights that matter most. It’s a little weird, but here’s a dumb example.

Podcast & Paid Course

The Podcast
900 Episodes, Half Below Average

No ads.  No guests. Just me thinking out loud for 5 minutes every day. Rough, raw and sometimes just plain dumb.

A forest
Your Origin Story ($)
8 emails. 7 days. From $150.

Leverage the simple power of storytelling, simplicity and momentum.

Prefer professional help?

If you need help – not teaching – consider working directly with me.