How Learning to Say No Helps Small Business Grow - Michael Margolis

In Chapter 13 of 13 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with Erik Michielsen, storyteller and entrepreneur Michael Margolis shares how learning to say no is helping his storytelling small business grow. Margolis builds a platform of products and services growing his business and learns, as with story editing, there is immense value in editing initiatives and refining priorities. Margolis is the founder and president of Get Storied (, an education and publishing platform dedicated to teaching the world how to think in narrative. As a consultant, educator and writer he uses storytelling to create more effective branding, innovation and culture change. Margolis earned a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Tufts University.