People want to know who you are. Where do you come from? Why are you here? It doesn’t matter that your story isn’t sufficiently dramatic for the next best-selling novel. You simply need to show others that you are just as human as everybody else.
By sharing your story, you give your audience a chance to connect with you on a deeper, more meaningful level. By revealing your humanity, people will be more willing to trust and believe in you. If you are sincere and passionate about what you do, and you share that with others, people will even start to root for you. They will want to see you succeed.
If you haven’t taken the time to tell your audience who you are, now may be a good time to do so. In the article below, top YEC members share the best advice to keep in mind when sharing your story with your audience.