102 of the Most Inspiring Storytelling Quotes of All Time - Type A Communications February 2, 2016 Stories have been shared in every culture for millions of years – starting with rudimentary drawings by people who lived in caves – as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation and instilling moral values. The ancient art of storytelling has made its way to the boardroom, but some people – including marketers – still wonder if it’s that big of a deal.
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