Tag archive: storytelling

What’s your story?

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Photo by Josh Calabrese on Unsplash.com

Stories are important. They are a social mechanism for passing on knowledge, sharing folklore and culture, as well as a learning tool. Everyone has a story. What’s yours?

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Storytelling truths to the mission

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Photo credit – Glen Noble via unsplash.com

A great story is memorable. It stays with you. The connection of ideas develops into a problem, its resolution and the characters that mobilise the narrative and appeal to our humanity. Not all stories hook us in. Some appeal to a common experience, others to a yearning within. That is the power of the cause – our fourth storytelling truth.

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Truth in storytelling – the moment

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Photo credit – Patrick Tomasso via unsplash.com

This is the third post about truth in storytelling. The previous posts dealt with Storytelling-truth-to the-teller and Storytelling truth to the audience. This one deals with Truth to the moment.

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Following my post Storytelling truths – the teller, this one focuses on the second truth – truth to the audience. As Guber says, stories that move and captivate people are those that are true to the teller, the audience, the moment, and the mission.

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