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Tag Archives: Stories and Storytelling
“We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say — and to feel — ‘Yes, that’s the way it is, … Continue reading
“Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.” – Benjamin Disraeli
Philip K. Howard is a lawyer from New York and author of the books The Death of Common Sense, The Collapse of the Common Good and Life Without Lawyers. One of his great concerns is the manner in which his … Continue reading
It’s time for another TED Talk, and this one by Sir Ken Robinson is one of my favourites. Robinson is an internationally recognized leader in education, innovation, creativity and human resources. His latest book is entitled The Element. As Robinson states: … Continue reading
“A statistic should tell a story.” – Margaret Thatcher
“To be a person is to have a story to tell.” – Isak Dinesen
The importance of telling stories in a speech or presentation cannot be overestimated. Stories make our speeches memorable. See a great example from Steve Jobs. Continue reading