SlideShare Holding “Startup Story” Contest

I’ve written a number of times in this space about SlideShare’s story-oriented slide-presentation contests, the winners of which, I opined, were not always successful in telling stories with slides. The site’s September Upload Contest has an interesting premise: My Startup Story. “Every person, product, team and company started somewhere — … Continue reading

Anthology of Millennials’ Stories Documents Lost Generation’s Quest for Answers

Neal Gorenflo, co-founder Shareable Magazine, a nonprofit online magazine about sharing, and Malcolm Harris, senior editor of the New Inquiry, have just released Share or Die, an anthology with stories by recent graduates and twenty-something experimenters “who are finding (and sharing) their own answers to negotiating the new economic order.” Because the nonprofit Shareable … Continue reading

Integrating Story into Online Learning

Cross-posted in my KatharineHansenPdD.com blog about online teaching.. A major reason that I’ve been delinquent in getting A Storied Career back on track is that I have been trying to build a new career in online teaching. Here’s a post that combines my passion for applied storytelling with my emerging … Continue reading

How Would You Fix This Story?

Lead with Story author Paul Smith has a nifty recent post in which he presents a story a client submitted to him for improvement suggestions. Paul offers his suggestions, but he also invited some of the luminaries of the applied-story world to give theirs. David Hutchens, Andrew Nemiccolo, and Annette Simmons … Continue reading

Healing-Story e-Journal Seeks Submissions

DIVING IN THE MOON JOURNAL WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU! The Healing Story Alliance journal, Diving in the Moon: Honoring Story, Facilitating Healing, will now be designed as an e-journal that will be published online on the Healing Story Alliance journal Web site by or before fall 2013. The theme for the first online … Continue reading

Calling All Story Practitioners: What’s Your Take on These Questions about Storytelling in Management, Leadership?

Pia Christina Bröckelmann (pictured) is a student in Mexico conducting research for her thesis on “Storytelling in Management – an Effective Tool for Leadership.” Her deadline is very tight; she needs responses this week (March 25 at the latest). She has been interviewing story practitioners, such as Paul Smith and … Continue reading