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

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

If Only We Had Listened: An Assessment and Broad Overview of the Status And Scope of Narrative Practice

Graham Williams and Dorian Haarhoff of The Halo and the Noose are offering an article, “If Only We Had Listened: An Assessment and Broad Overview of the Status And Scope of Narrative Practice,” and submit this note for readers: “We share Theodore Levitt’s belief that “…a colourful and lightly documented affirmation works better than the … Continue reading

Doug Rice Launches #StoryChat on Twitter

Colleague Doug Rice (see my Q and A with him here) is initiating “a Twitter chat centered around the story concept in business, art, and life” — #StoryChat. He’ll feature “copywriters, screenwriters, novelists, photographers, storytellers, and many other professionals and interesting people who use story as a platform for what … Continue reading