Applied Storytelling Glossary

A work in progress is the storytelling glossary referenced below. The attached file is a rough beginning with more than 1,000 terms related (to wildly varying degrees) to storytelling. I welcome any suggestions for inclusion/exclusion.

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Here are the terms that I will attempt to define in this glossary. I will likely eliminate/consolidate some and definitely add others. Suggestions welcomed:

  • 10CareerStories.com
  • a Goodman
  • A Storied Career
  • A Whole New Mind
  • About Us
  • Academic
  • Accomplishments
  • Achievement
  • ACT Knowledge Management Forum
  • ActKM
  • ad campaign
  • advertising
  • advertising/PR
  • Aesop’s fable
  • Alchemy
  • American Public Media
  • American Public Radio
  • American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
  • Ancestors
  • Andrei Codrescu
  • Andy Dehnart
  • Andy Goodman
  • Anecdote
  • Anecdote
  • Annette Simmons
  • Annie Lamott
  • anthropological application of narrative
  • applied storytelling
  • Ardath Albee
  • Association of Personal Historians
  • Audience
  • Augusten Burroughs
  • Authenticity
  • Author
  • autobiographical novel
  • autobiography
  • Website Stories
  • Baby Boomer
  • behavioral questions
  • best practices
  • blog
  • blog carnival
  • blogger
  • blogosphere
  • book-length nonfiction
  • brain topology
  • brain fitness
  • Brains On Purpose
  • Brainstorming
  • Brand
  • brand experience
  • branding
  • British Library
  • business leaders
  • business narrative
  • business storytelling
  • business story
  • campfire
  • career
  • career skills
  • Career Doctor Blog
  • Carol Mon
  • case study
  • Casey Quinlan
  • Cause + Effect Public Relations
  • Center for Digital Storytelling
  • Change
  • change management
  • ChangingMinds.org
  • Christina Baldwin
  • cognitive preferences
  • cognitive science
  • cognitive styles
  • collaboration
  • collective memory
  • collective understanding
  • communication
  • community storytelling
  • community-based
  • storytelling projects
  • complexity
  • context
  • conversation
  • corporate communications
  • corporate video
  • storytelling
  • cover letter
  • creative fiction
  • creative nonfiction
  • creativity
  • culture
  • customer relationships
  • Daryn Kagan
  • Dave Snowden
  • David Vanadia
  • Dialogue
  • Diaries
  • Dick Gordon
  • didactic forms of communications
  • digital age
  • Digital Outlook Report
  • digital photo books
  • digital storytelling
  • Divine Caroline
  • dominant story
  • dramatic nonfiction
  • e-book
  • Edge! A Leadership Story
  • effective communication
  • eLearning
  • elevator speech
  • elevator story
  • Email Story Campaigns
  • emotion
  • emotional connection
  • encoded organizational
  • cultural values
  • Endless Knots
  • engagement
  • entrepreneurial
  • storytelling
  • entry-level job
  • Eric Wolf
  • Erin Fogarty
  • essays
  • ethnic identity
  • ethos3
  • examples
  • experience
  • experience capitalization
  • Experience Corps
  • Exquisite Corpse
  • Facebook
  • fact-based fiction
  • faction
  • facts
  • fairytales
  • family
  • Family Wealth Legacy
  • Fiction
  • fiction writer(s)
  • film
  • first-person experiences
  • Five Two Eight O
  • Flickr
  • fragmented knowledge
  • Fray
  • Future Scenario Planning
  • Gabrielle Dolan
  • genealogy
  • goal journaling
  • Golden Fleece
  • Google maps
  • group solidarity
  • half-a-story technique
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Healing
  • Healing Story Alliance
  • Heart and Craft of Lifestory Writing
  • Heekya
  • hero tales
  • hip-hop
  • hiring
  • history
  • Holocaust survivors
  • human story
  • HumaNext
  • IBM’s Cynefin Centre for Organisational Complexity
  • idea catcher
  • idealawg
  • ideas
  • identity construction
  • illustrated journaling
  • imagination
  • indigenous people
  • Influence
  • information overkill
  • International Storytelling Center
  • Interview
  • interview response
  • intuitive insights
  • Ira Glass
  • Isabel Allende
  • Jeff Stamps
  • Jeff Taylor
  • Jerry Waxler
  • Jessica Lipnack
  • job interviews
  • job search
  • job-search story
  • job-seeker
  • jobcast
  • Jobs in Pods
  • John Caddell
  • Jon Hansen
  • Jonathan Harris
  • Jonesborough Storytellers Guild
  • journal
  • journaling
  • journaling prompts
  • Jumpstart stories
  • Karen Dietz
  • Kathleen Golden
  • Kelly Cresap
  • Kivi Leroux Miller
  • KMWorld Magazine
  • knowledge
  • knowledge management
  • knowledge sharing
  • knowledge transfer
  • Kotke.org
  • Kristen Nicole
  • Lakoff
  • language
  • Lauren Elliott
  • law
  • leader
  • leadership
  • Leadership Story
  • Learning
  • life map collages
  • life scripts
  • life story
  • Life Story
  • Life Writers Forum
  • life writing, life-writing
  • Lifefilm
  • Lifestories
  • Lifestory
  • lifestory writer
  • lifestory writing
  • literary memoir
  • literary minds
  • literature
  • literature of fact
  • Living Cultural
  • Databases
  • LivingOprah
  • location-based technologies
  • locative journalism
  • locative storytelling
  • LoJo
  • LoJoConnect.com
  • Loren Niemi
  • lyrics
  • Madelyn Blair
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • Manipulation
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Interactions
  • Marketing story
  • Mary Alice Arthur
  • Mashable
  • mashups
  • meaning
  • media
  • mediation
  • memoir
  • Memoir Feast
  • memoirists
  • memory
  • Memory Writer’s Network
  • Message
  • metaphor
  • metaphors and rituals
  • methodology
  • Michael Kimball Writes Your Life Story (on a postcard)
  • Michael Margolis
  • Michael Moore
  • micro-blogging
  • Microsoft Photo Story 3
  • middle ground
  • Mighty Casey Media
  • Mighty Mouth Blog
  • mind
  • mission statement
  • Molly Catron
  • Motivation
  • Murray Nossel
  • Music
  • Myers-Briggs
  • MySpace
  • myth
  • Mythology of Humanity
  • narativ
  • narrative
  • narrative approaches
  • narrative environments
  • narrative in organizational settings
  • Narrative Magazine
  • Narrative Therapy
  • NASSCOM
  • Natalie Shell
  • National Life Stories
  • National Storytelling Network
  • Networking
  • Neuroscience
  • Noam Chomsky
  • non-linear time-based
  • media
  • nonfiction
  • nonfiction narrative
  • nonfiction novels
  • nonprofit storytelling
  • novel
  • NPR
  • O magazine
  • Obituary
  • obsession
  • Olympics
  • One Day One Job
  • onethousdandandone
  • Online Consumer Health
  • online content
  • online marketing
  • open source movement
  • Oprah
  • oral heritage
  • oral histories
  • oral history fieldwork
  • oral narrative
  • oral stories
  • Organic City
  • organization
  • organizational best practices
  • organizational change
  • organizational change agent
  • organizational culture
  • organizational settings
  • organizational storytelling
  • organizations
  • Our Stories
  • Outliers
  • Paul Browde
  • Penguin Books
  • personal anecdote
  • personal essay
  • personal experience
  • personal growth stories
  • personal history
  • personal journalism
  • personal mission statement
  • Personal News Network
  • personal stories
  • PhD Mama
  • photo stories
  • PNN
  • podcast
  • poetry
  • Politics
  • post-advertising
  • Postcards technique
  • postmodernism
  • presentation
  • Presentation Revolution
  • print-on-demand publishing
  • Procurement Insights
  • profile
  • Project Storykeeper
  • Proust Was a Neuroscientist
  • Public relations
  • purpose
  • Quintessential Careers
  • Quintessential Careers Press
  • Rachel Remen
  • Reader’s Digest
  • Reality Blurred
  • reality TV
  • recruiting video
  • reflection
  • Relationships
  • repository of stories
  • Restorative Listening Project
  • Resume
  • Return on Experiences
  • Rick Stone
  • right and left-brain functions
  • Robert Krulwich
  • Ron Donaldson
  • S. Dillon Ripley Center
  • sales
  • Sally Strackbein
  • science stories
  • scientific evidence
  • scriptwritng
  • Second Life
  • self expression
  • sensemaking
  • sermon
  • Seth Godin
  • Seth Kahan
  • Sharon Benjamin
  • Sharon Lippincott
  • Shawn Callahan
  • shine time journaling
  • short short stories
  • short stories
  • Shutterfly Storytelling
  • Skoll World Forum
  • Smithsonian Storytelling Weekend
  • Smithsonian/Golden Fleece
  • social computing
  • Social Experience
  • Website
  • social media
  • Social Networks
  • social storytelling
  • platform
  • Squidoo
  • Squirrel
  • startup
  • stealth marketing
  • Stephanie West Allen
  • Steve Denning
  • Steve Lovelace
  • stories and thinking
  • story
  • Story Circle Network
  • story definition
  • story events
  • story experts
  • Story Guide
  • story gurus
  • story labels
  • story library of mistakes
  • story listening
  • story practitioner
  • story prompts
  • Story Scrap Book
  • story spaces
  • story work
  • Story Worldwide
  • story-based communication
  • story-based techniques
  • Story-in-a-story
  • story-related resources
  • storyatwork
  • StoryBored
  • StoryCon
  • StoryCorps
  • Storymapping Stories
  • Storyteller
  • Storytelling
  • storytelling community
  • storytelling culture
  • storytelling culture
  • storytelling for health
  • Storytelling in Organizations Conference
  • Storytelling in the Modern World
  • storytelling media
  • storytelling platforms
  • Storytelling Theory and Practice
  • storytelling weekend
  • Success stories
  • Svend-Erik Engh
  • taxonomies
  • Tell a Story
  • Tell Me About Yourself: Storytelling That Propels Careers
  • Telling Our Stories
  • Tera Leigh
  • Tera’s wish
  • Terrence Gargiulo
  • testimonials
  • The Chief Storyteller
  • The Danish Poet
  • The Experience Project
  • The Frontal Cortex
  • The Future Backwards
  • The Human Factor
  • The Mistake Bank
  • The Raconteur
  • The Remembering Site
  • The Story
  • The Storytelling Academy
  • The Type Reporter
  • The Written One
  • Thom Haller
  • Thomas Clifford
  • Tim Enerata
  • Tim Sheppard
  • transformation
  • transmedia storytelling
  • Tributes.com
  • trickster stories
  • Tristine Rainer
  • true confessions
  • Trusera
  • Twitter
  • Two Men Talking
  • user customer forums
  • User Stories
  • value-added memoir
  • Victoria Ward
  • video stories
  • video storytelling
  • vignettes
  • virtual team
  • visual goal journals
  • visual story
  • visualization
  • Wally Lamb
  • We Tell Stories
  • Web 2.0
  • Website Stories
  • wedding stories
  • Whale Hunt
  • What’s Possible
  • Who Am I story
  • wikipedia for stories
  • women’s personal
  • histories
  • Wordle.net
  • Working Stories
  • Worldwide Story Work
  • writing and reading
  • circles
  • Yamini Naidu
  • Your Life as Story
  • YouTube

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The following are sections of A Storied Career where I maintain regularly updated running lists of various items of interest to followers of storytelling:

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Links below are to Q&A interviews with story practitioners.


The pages below relate to learning from my PhD program focusing on a specific storytelling seminar in 2005. These are not updated but still may be of interest:

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