Stories Triggered The Measles Outbreak, And Storytelling Can Stop It

Stories Triggered The Measles Outbreak, And Storytelling Can Stop It Forbes (Jersey City, NJ), February 3, 2015 Summary: Olivia was 7 years old when she caught the measles. She seemed to be recovering when the disease took a turn. She felt sleepy. Her fingers and her mind weren’t working together. The measles had triggered encephalitis, …

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Stories Triggered The Measles Outbreak, And Storytelling Can Stop It

Forbes (Jersey City, NJ), February 3, 2015   Summary: Olivia was 7 years old when she caught the measles. She seemed to be recovering when the disease took a turn. She felt sleepy. Her fingers and her mind weren’t working together. The measles had triggered encephalitis, an acute inflammation of the brain. “In an hour …

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Showcasing Your Strategy Through Storytelling

Showcasing Your Strategy Through Storytelling Probono Australia (Melbourne, VIC, Australia), January 22, 2015 Summary: The social sector ‘strategy’ is now receiving a makeover, thanks to storytelling techniques that are transforming routine reports,such as strategic plans, into compelling content. Here are some top tips for Not for Profits: 1. Publish on Digital Platforms Each year, more …

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Bedtime Stories: Get Bawdy with Hundreds of Friends

SF Weekly (San Francisco, CA), January 21, 2015 Summary: Every month in the Mission, there’s a line around a corner of Mariposa Street as couples, triads, and local celebrities huddle in the fog awaiting admittance to the Verdi Club. The little-known haunt, which feels like a hip Elk’s Lodge, is where Bawdy Storytelling has been …

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What is Wikipedia saying about your Storytelling Festival? NOTHING! Unless YOU change that!

by Norah Dooley and Carolyn Stearns This link to a Wikipedia description of storytelling festivals for those who don’t know about them and to create conversation about them: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storytelling_festival How can we have more storytelling festivals added to the Wikipedia listing? It is as easy as 1,2,3. Wikipedia is only as good as the people …

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“The Cloud People Come to the Sonoran Desert” and “The Bobcat and the Saguaro.”

Told by Joyce Story Click to listen Joyce Story Like all the stories in Joyce’s book Tales of the Sonoran Desert, these two stories captivate the listener with the light they cast on the unique desert that lies in the southwestern US and in Mexico. Giving voice to the desert’s plants and animals, the stories …

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Welcome Detours! A Detour Can Sometimes Be Better than the Original Plan

by Andrea Heckelmann The Issue One of my clients, in order to expedite the process of installing a new IT program, used an existing platform, rather than creating a new, customized version. After almost a year’s worth of efforts that included several postponed go live dates, management decided to stop the current project and direct …

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Leadership Connext: The Role of Story in Voluntary Sector Leadership Development in Canada by Glory Ressler This selection illustrates the use of story in many forms in a major leadership development school in Canada. Download PDF The Missing Links by Carol Russell Story is used to enhance knowledge management in a British government department. Download …

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Storytelling Your Way to a Better Job or a Stronger Start-Up

Storytelling Your Way to a Better Job or a Stronger Start-Up New York Times Magazine (New York, NY), December 12, 2014 Summary: The age-old art of storytelling — something humans have done since they could first communicate – has become this year’s buzzword. In these days, you need to be compelling, unforgettable, funny and smart. …

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