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The economy could use more storytellers

Marketplace | October 21, 2019 by Bennett Purser and Kai Ryssdal College degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) are seen as lucrative, reliable path to a career. But an uptick in STEM majors since the financial crisis means English majors are down 25.5%, which appears to be worrying some economic leaders. That’s because…

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Social Network Sites, Listserves, and Storytelling Rings

Storytell Listserv STORYTELL, sponsored by the National Storytelling Network (formerly sponsored by the Texas Woman’s University) is a forum for discussion about storytelling. The list is a place for discussion of issues and interaction on topics of concern to the storytelling community. Storytell Listserv Professional Storyteller http://professionalstoryteller.ning.com/ Storytelling Ring http://i.webring.com/go?ring=storytelling&id=197&next This home page contains numerous…

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Radio, Movies, and Internet

AwesomeStories.com http://www.AwesomeStories.com A site with nearly 100,000 pre-screened links to primary sources for educators, students and the general public.  There are hundreds of stories on the site which organizes key information in one place, substantially reducing research time. Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf Show and Blog http://www.artofstorytellingshow.com An international conversation from all perspectives on…

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How Storytelling Can Help Young Doctors Become More Resilient

Harvard Business Review | October 16, 2018 by Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH I recently stood in front of a group of emergency room residents at my hospital and asked an unusual question. “Has any of you ever judged your attending physician for not trying hard enough to save a patient’s life?” Then I looked around…

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