Storytelling in Organizations

November 2021 – Maureen Howard

November Story Lab: Notes from a Reluctant Community COVID Expert Maureen Howard COVID lays bare our fears and our privilege. It calls out the inequities and injustices of our healthcare system. It lives in our day-to-day interactions in our neighborhoods, our workplaces, our public transit, our friends, our family. Its path follows science. Its global …

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May 2021 – Rick Stone

May Story Lab: Transforming Organizations Through the MasterStory Experience Rick Stone The prevalent organizational development model being practiced today focuses on what we characterize as alignment. We tell employees what our mission, vision, and values are and then do everything we can to get everyone aligned with these principles. It’s akin to herding cats, has …

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March 2021 – Artem Mushin-Makedonskiy

March Story Lab: Values at Work: Practical Tips and Tricks Artem Mushin-Makedonskiy Artem Mushin – Makedonskiy spoke about how he harvests stories to help his corporate clients define and convey their values. Artem explored how 2 companies defined, strengthened, and transmitted their values among their employees. He also shared practical tips for eliciting value stories …

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February 2021 – Reverend Tawana Davis

February Story Lab: Stories Black Women Tell – A Stream of Culture Reverend Tawana Davis, co-founder of Soul 2 Soul Sisters Centuries before the heinous inception of this country through the enslavement of African peoples and Indigenous First Nation people, there were griots amid numerous countries in West Africa.  Griots are storytellers, leaders, mystics, historians, …

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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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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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