Understanding Icons that Work
Icons are important because images communicate faster and broader than language. Images are received information, meaning you need no formal education to understand their meaning.
You Are a Storyteller: The Myth of the Overnight Success
In this week’s episode, Brian talks about the release of his new graphic novel, “Old Souls,” and the journey from first word to launch.
You Are a Storyteller: The Power of Simplicity
In this week’s episode, we discuss how understanding the power of simplicity allows you to make creative decisions that better serve your story.
You Are a Storyteller: Why Being a Storyteller Matters
In this week’s episode, we’re going back to the basics. You now have a good base for how to construct a story. Here, we tell you why it’s worth it.
You Are a Storyteller: Writing From a Place of Truth
To develop as a storyteller, writers must learn to avoid certain traps. One trap is the temptation to create from a place of ego—making choices to stand out rather than to serve the story.
You Are a Storyteller: Directing Q&A
In this week’s episode of You Are a Storyteller, we continue our special two-part Q&A series by answering questions about directing. Once again, we collected all manner of storytelling questions from our faithful followers on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
You Are a Storyteller: Writing Q&A
In this week’s episode of You Are a Storyteller, we take a break in our regularly scheduled programming to answer questions from our audience! We collected all manner of storytelling questions from our faithful followers on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Video Marketing 101
Video consumption isn’t just prolific—it’s effective. Aberdeen Group found that video marketers get 66 percent more qualified leads per year and achieve a 54 percent increase in brand awareness. And when used strategically, video has the power to help you meet your business objectives, whether that’s increased sales or better customer service.
You Are a Storyteller: The Power of Story
One of the most powerful ways to move people is through stories. They contain the wisdom we need to survive. They’re essential for us as we live in and navigate the world around us.
You Are a Storyteller: Stories in the Wild
On this episode of You Are a Storyteller, “Stories in the Wild,” Jesse and Bryan discuss our most ancient form of verbal communication—and hopefully demystify the art and science of storytelling.
NHL: Meet Seattle
Dear NHL: Let us be among the first to throw our hat in the rink and extend you a warm welcome to our chilly city. Three stars and a salute to Seattle’s newest citizen!
Meet Brian McDonald: Writer, Director, Teacher, Author—and Belief Agency’s Chief Storyteller
You see, at Belief Agency (and beyond), Brian McDonald is somewhat of a legend. He’s our story guru. His teachings have been drilled into our brains, and we’ve drilled his teachings into our clients’ brains.