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Tag: storyteller

Telling Your Story… in Business

May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Business people do not talk about stories. And, yet, the most successful business people use stories explicitly and implicitly in their business every day. As I’ve mentioned before, I believe that stories are one of the most important aspects of human life. And, they are everywhere! But, for the moment let’s discuss only their application […]

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Storytelling and Repetition, Storytelling and Repetition, Storytelling and Repetition, Storytelling and Repetition, Storytelling and Repetition, Storytelling…

October 28, 2009 0 Comments

Was listening to the radio today and heard an interesting program on why we need repetition in our lives.  Much of the program revolved around stories which made a lot of sense to me.  As I’ve said in the past, I think that we are a sum of our stories.  And, the stories that we […]

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Old Timers & Reality TV

August 8, 2009 0 Comments

I continue to be amazed at the power of the story.  I was walking along a shopping mall recently and walked past a couple of “old timers”.  You know the scene.  They were holding court with each other on a bench, oblivious and completely aware of those people around them.  And, what were they doing?  […]

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Storytellers – Part 2

July 8, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve been reading a great book on storytelling called “Did I Ever Tell You About The Time…” by Grady Jim Robinson. http://www.amazon.com/Did-Ever-Tell-About-Time/dp/0071342141  It’s a wonderful book for people who tell stories. The main kind of story that Grady Jim focuses on is the Hero’s Journey. In my opinion, this type of story is the most […]

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StoryTellers – Part 1

May 19, 2009 0 Comments

To reinforce the importance of stories and storytelling, take a look at all of the storytellers around you.  I was at a block buster movie recently (another example of a story in our modern world) and it was packed.  Everyone wanted to experience the latest story.  This got me thinking.  I am not so different […]

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Hardwired For Stories

May 13, 2009 1 Comment

Well, one of my beliefs seems to be born out in the research.  It seems that people are hardwired for stories.  For whatever evolutionary reason (the researchers are sure of the reason), people are predisposed to understanding and needing stories.  If you think about it, it makes sense.  Stories are everywhere. Stories exist in the […]

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