Today on the podcast, master storyteller and marketing expert Matthew Dicks joins Bradley to discuss how to tell your brand story in a compelling and engaging way.

Matthew Dicks is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Something Missing and Unexpectedly, Milo, The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs, Twenty-one Truths About Love, The Other Mother, and the nonfiction titles Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through the Art of Storytelling and Someday Is Today: 22 Simple, Actionable Strategies to Propel Your Creative Life. 

His novels have been translated into more than 25 languages worldwide. He is also the author of the rock opera The Clowns and musicals Caught in the Middle, Sticks & Stones, and Summertime. He is an advice columnist for Slate magazine and the humor columnist for Seasons magazine. He has written comic books for DoubleTake Comics. 

Matthew is a record 59-time Moth StorySLAM champion and 9-time GrandSLAM champion whose stories have been featured on their nationally syndicated Moth Radio Hour and their weekly podcast. 

When not hunched over a computer screen, he fills his days as an elementary school teacher, storyteller, blogger, wedding DJ, minister, and marketing and speaking consultant. He has been teaching for 24 years and is a former West Hartford Teacher of the Year and a finalist for Connecticut Teacher of the Year.

Matthew is also the founder and artistic director of Speak Up, a Hartford-based storytelling organization that produces shows throughout New England and Speak Up Storytelling, a podcast on storytelling. He teaches storytelling and public speaking throughout the world to individuals, corporations, school districts, hospitals, universities, advertising agencies, and more. 


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