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- Storytelling Techniques For Effective Business Communications » UPS Again Shows Storytelling Chops
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.ishmaelscorner.comBy applying storytelling techniques to a topic that typically falls under the dull category, UPS secured a feature in The Wall Street Journal entitled “UPS Thinks Outside the Box on Driving Training.”
- Using fictional storytelling techniques in business | Fast Track Tools by Ken Revenaugh
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.fasttracktools.comLet’s not confuse storytelling with branding. We’re not talking about how a company or person sells itself or herself. Storytelling is the time-honored practice of using fictional techniques to engage. You…
- Story Institute
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.storyinstitute.comStory Institute will inspire you to imagine, enhance, and grow your stories personally and professionally while helping you share your successes in print, online, and in person. Story Institute brings you shor…
- Everything I Know…and So Much Less: Storytelling
Published: December 24, 2010Source: ironic-pastiche.blogspot.comI see my parents today for the first time in a couple months. My family and I are visiting for Christmas, a surprise visit. After the initial small-talk is over (How were the mountain passes? Oh, let’s not…
Published: December 24, 2010Source: progress.barackobama.comPROGRESS is designed to show the real effects of the steps President Obama and Democrats have taken to rebuild our economy. Behind these numbers are stories about people whose lives and communi…Gregg’s Note: An interesting use of data streams to communicate the stories.
- Toastmasters Update and Perspectives from Another Toastmaster – A Storied Career
Published: December 24, 2010Story continues to garner nice attention in the club. In evaluating another member’s speech at the last meeting, our president used an aphorism that’s probably well know to readers of this blog: “Facts te…
- The Gutenberg Parenthesis: Oral Tradition and Digital Technologies | MIT World
Published: December 24, 2010Source: mitworld.mit.edu“We are approaching pre-Gutenberg, the medieval notion that … things overlap. The Internet will make us less categorical in the way we perceive the world, make us less panicky, less worried about distinct…
- Where's the Drama?: The I, the THOU & the IT of Dramatic Screen Storytelling
Published: December 24, 2010Source: billystoneking.blogspot.comLikewise, the screen storyteller’s relationship with characters may also be understood in terms of such a choice. Does the writer choose an I-Thou relationship, in which the writer is cognizant of and emotion…
- UX Storytellers: CSO – Chief Storytelling Officer
Published: December 24, 2010Source: uxstorytellers.blogspot.comSo, next time you bump into your boss or the boss of your boss. Don’t shy away. Ask him or her about their story and the story behind your company.
- A Very Lite Brite Christmas
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.businessesgrow.comAt this time of year I’m not thinking too much about marketing and business so I just thought I would tell you a Christmas Story.
This is the tale of the only Christmas present that ever made me cry.
- 3:17 a.m.: Ras: Two Christmas Stories
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.317am.netBut for Kooser “one of the hardest things to learn is how poems can express emotion without expressly stating that emotion.” There it is, the nub of literature. Poetry and stories are, above all, about em…
- Conversation Agent: A Christmas Story
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.conversationagent.comThe year before I came to the US, I was working two jobs while attending University — getting ready for class and keeping up with exams, then for job number one after getting back on the train, and going to jo…
- Stories of Our Journeys: The First Step Begins With You « Lorelle on WordPress
Published: December 24, 2010Source: lorelle.wordpress.comOne of the projects I am most proud of being a part of is the brand new Stories of Our Journeys produced by Bitwire Media as part of the Making My Life Network. Working with the incredible Kym Huynh, Stories of…
- Storytelling and Public Relations
Published: December 24, 2010Source: aboutpublicrelations.netOnce
upon a time, a former CBS newsman
devised a new strategy for telling
a company’s story:
classic storytelling. Robbie
Vorhaus founded his own Public
Relations firm based…
- Holiday Storytelling: How Claus Made the First Toy « The Refuge from Reality
Published: December 24, 2010Source: refugefromreality.wordpress.comThis is just one chapter of L. Frank Baum’s The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.
How Claus Made the First Toy
by L. Frank Baum
- Achievement-Oriented Storylines Are a Boon to Both Introverted and Extroverted Job-Seekers – A Storied Career
Published: December 24, 2010“You must be able to tell a good story,” Gallison writes, “one that illustrates your abilities, skills and knowledge as it applies to the position you are applying for.”
- Toward Leaving the "Telling" Out of Applied Storytelling – A Storied Career
Published: December 24, 2010I wanted to call readers’ attention to Limor Shiponi’s thoughtful response to my posts of Tuesday and Wednesday. The heart of her reaction is this:
I’m still looking for an answer to a very simple que…Gregg’s Note: Having talked with Limor about this on several occasions, and having thought about it even more, I am now of this opinion. It’s likely time to talk about “story” and about the “mechanisms” or “channels” used to deliver them. “Storytelling” is an ancient art practiced by tellers. Unfortunately the term “storytelling”, like so many others, has been usurped. As we move further into this “period or time of story” we’ll see if we can get people to recognize “telling” as the oral channel and art form that it is.
- Holiday Storytelling: A Letter from Santa « The Refuge from Reality
Published: December 24, 2010Source: refugefromreality.wordpress.comWhat I wouldn’t give to hear Hal Holbrook read this. I’m sure I don’t do it justice.
A Letter from Santa
by Mark Twain, to his daughter Susy
- A Ghost Story for Christmas | MetaFilter
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.metafilter.comFor many years the BBC had a tradition of showing a dramatisation of a classic ghost story at Christmas. This tradition is being continued this year with Whistle and I’ll Come to You being shown tonight staring…
- TED Blog | Nine stories: A TEDTalks playlist
Published: December 24, 2010Source: blog.ted.comThe single most powerful way to connect with another person is to tell them a personal story, or to listen to them tell one. We do it all the time: while eating with friends, when introduced to new acquaintance…
- The Farthest Reaches: Finding That Perfect Moment
Published: December 24, 2010Source: www.thefarthestreaches.comIn telling a story, finding those ideal spots or details is not much different than a similar moment in photography when patience, timing and the gut feeling you have when you find those great shots all converg…
- Storymaker // Current
Published: December 24, 2010Source: current.comWant to learn how to contribute original storylines for Bar Karma? Jim Goldblum, the Online Producer for Creation Studios, gives us an overview of the StoryMaker tool.