Choose What Story You Live

A path between the trees

Life will go on so long as there is someone to sing, to dance, to tell stories and to listen. Oren Lyons Storytellers tell stories and in doing so point to the real truth.

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The REAL Reason Business Storytelling Works

There is no such thing as a compelling story told by someone who isn’t personally invested in their own experience of it. Relating a story by rote, or mechanically, will only serve to convince you that storytelling in business is a waste of everyone’s time. You won’t get the results you are looking for. It […]

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10 Steps to Planning a Storytelling Event

You are a storyteller. You’ve been telling stories for a while now. You’ve told at libraries, schools, and maybe a few workshops, conferences, or meetings. The area in which you live doesn’t offer any stand-alone storytelling events and you’d really love to change that. It can seem intimidating, but in fact, if you keep your […]

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I am One

I am One to the power of Story. What does this mean?

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You Will Do Foolish Things…..

Quote from Whole Earth Catalogue by Steve Jobs: Stay hungry, stay foolish.

In 2005, Steve Jobs gave the commencement address at Stanford. There are many wonderful seeds of wisdom in this speech and the one that caught my imagination this time is at the end (watch the video below, 13:08). He closes by quoting the final Whole Earth catalogue. Stay hungry, stay foolish. It brings to mind […]

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The Quintessential Story for Darkening Days

As the days shrink and dark night grows, a particular story rises up in my mind as the quintessential Fall story.It is a story of seeking light, inhabiting love, and living out one’s true nature. Baba Yaga, also known as Grandmother Death, is a fearsome, Russian witch who lives in the deep, dark forest. ¬†She […]

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