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By Ellen H. Munds Member, Producers & Organizers SIG (ellen@storytellingarts.org) Originally published in Storytelling Magazine, November/December 2006 At the 2006 business meeting of the Producer’s & Organizer’s SIG during the National Storytelling Conference in Pittsburgh, we decided to use this column as a means to share some successful programs. Here in Indianapolis, Storytelling Arts of…

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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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The Crying Hour: In an Unorthodox Team-Building Exercise, Bills Players Share Their Life Stories

Sports Illustrated  December 1, 2017 Summary: Last spring, the new Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott started a new tradition: ending many team meeting with a player telling a personal story about his upbringing, his motivation, his influences, what’s most important to him. The first player to tell his story, veteran tackle Jordan Mills said, “It’s…

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