Tag Archives: storytelling
Every moment, every day, with every decision big and small you have the chance to blend in or to stand out, to tell your story or keep it to yourself. Take Ken Oloo’s business card for example. Ken is a … Continue reading
I was glad to share Marlon’s story, and appreciated hearing back from so many of you how touched you were by his actions. I don’t know that much about Marlon, but I suspect he is a beautiful human being. It … Continue reading
Today I received emails from class representatives from both my high school and graduate school asking me to give as part of an annual campaign. Both asks were identical: our participation rates are low, please give so we can increase … Continue reading
Break down any presentation and you’ve got three building blocks: stories, facts and synthesis. Since we’re generally not comfortable as storytellers, and since it feels safe to report on the facts, lots of presentations divide up the pie like this … Continue reading
I can’t believe it took me until now to watch Chimamanda Adichie’s profound TED talk about the danger of a single story. A friend shared it with me the day before I discovered that it’s one of the twenty most-viewed … Continue reading
I don’t know which makes me smile more, the amazing visualization of statistics to tell a complex story, or Hans Rosling’s contagious joy and energy. It’s a wonderful 4-minute video. Enjoy.