Blank Stares and Glittering Eyes: Adventures with Audiences

By Cassandra Cushing Cassie is a Next Generation Scholarship recipient for attending the 2013 National Storytelling Conference, August 1-4 in Richmond, VA. My storytelling teachers and mentors told me that sometimes a synergy between the teller, the tale and the audience can emerge in an almost tangible relationship—an unseen but nonetheless palpable energy becomes present…

Businesses Can Connect Through Storytelling

Businesses Can Connect Through Storytelling The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT), July 29, 2013 Summary: Ty Bennett, the author of “The Power of Storytelling,” says stories are a big way to connect with audiences and customers. Storytelling works in a business presentation because stories make every presentation more engaging, dynamic, compelling and memorable.…