1. Numbers and Nerves

    “We require data in order to describe such phenomena as contamination, genocide, species extinction, and climate change,” observe the authors of Numbers and Nerves. “But the data alone, while bolstering the authority of journalists and scientists, tend to wash past audiences with minimal impact.” “In the past two decades, cognitive...

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  2. StoryCorps

    “StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.” “StoryCorps is built on an uncompromising commitment to excellence throughout the organization that includes an intense focus on the collecting, sharing, and preserving of people’s stories;...

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  3. How to Tell a Great Story

    Here’s how to use storytelling to your benefit. “We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. “It’s an essential skill, but...

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  4. The Standford Storytelling Project

    I recently stumbled upon the Standford Storytelling Project.  Truly amazing. The Stanford Storytelling Project is an arts program at Stanford University that explores how we live in and through stories and, even more importantly, how to deepen our lives through our own storytelling. The project’s mission is to promote the transformative...

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  5. Leaders and Stories

    The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling offers a detailed account of why each type of story works and how it works, with numerous examples from business settings of each type of story and practical templates so that to assist leaders to construct their own story.

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