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Your Perfect Presentation: Speak in Front of Any Audience Anytime Anywhere and Never Be Nervous Again by Bill Hoogterp

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CHAPTER 10image

The Power of Stories

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If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.

— RUDYARD KIPLING

London, 1762, very late at night. An English nobleman, John Montagu (1718-1792), the fourth Earl of Sandwich, is hungry again, but he’s too busy gambling to stop for a meal. According to legend, he orders a waiter to bring him a few slabs of roast beef between two slices of bread. The earl then goes on gambling, supplied with a snack that he can hold in his hands. He apparently had the meat put between the slices of bread ...

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