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November 2020 – Pete Griffin

November Story Lab – Everyone Loves Smokey Bear Pete Griffin, Author & Storyteller & SIO Board Member In 1984, a study was conducted. Members of the public were given the phrase “Remember, only YOU…” and asked to finish the sentence. An astounding  95 percent were able to correctly add, “…can prevent forest fires.”  The Smokey …

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Story Now Interview: Sherry Norfolk

At the National Storytelling Network, our mission is to advance all forms of storytelling within the community through promotion, advocacy, and education.   STORY NOW! Interview Series Story Now! Now from the boardroom to the classroom, and the page to the stage, personal stories and folktales are catalysts for change in every aspect of our …

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Creating Community through Music

Storytelling in Organizations Lessons Learned: Best Practices for Virtual Keynotes Julienne B. Ryan – J. Ryan Partners – Be engaged as work Julienne Ryan Interviews Peter Shafran, Executive Producer – River Spirit Music, LLC. Regarding His “Lessons Learned in 2020.” Sometimes disruption can create new opportunities. A few months ago, I reached out Peter Shafran, …

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October 2020 – Tom Sparough

The Stories in Organization (SIO) SIG gathered on October 22nd, to hear Tom Sparough, SIO Board Member and Co-founder of Space Painter present “Trust and the Dark Shadows That Destroy It.” The session took a deep dive into one of the key components of organizational storytelling. Tom shared one of his ghost stories “The Dust” …

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2020 Halloween Gala workshop: Creating Original Ghost Stories with Cynthia Rintye

Creating Original Ghost Stories with Cynthia Rintye How did I come to teach a workshop on ghost stories? Well, I certainly had no intention of becoming an expert on spooky tales or paranormal experiences. Then again, I had no intention of becoming the Queen of England, a professional Segway rider, or a teenage zombie trainer.  …

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