Tag: storytelling

  • Be Enchanting

    Enchantment – turning cynics into believers, causing voluntary change of hearts and minds, winning over true fans – isn’t just for slick salespeople and charismatic leaders. If you want to make an impact, change the world, or give a great presentation, you need to learn how to enchant your co-workers, clients and audience. Guy Kawasaki…

  • iPads, Autism, and the Story You’ll Tell

    The other day I watched two brilliant stories. They contrast the amazing diversity of stories being told these days, and got me really excited for the opportunities we all have to tell stories of our own. The first is a short TED talk by Joe Sabia. With faster iPad fingers than you’ll ever see on…

  • Malcolm Gladwell: The strange tale of the Norden bombsight (TED Talk)

    Malcolm Gladwell is an amazing storyteller, and his talk below is no exception. Gladwell weaves a story that has interesting implications in today’s technology-driven world. Watch below or here.

  • The Delicate Power of Stories

    This beautiful talk by writer¬†Elif Shafak has had me thinking about stories. As with any good story,¬†Shafak’s talk is filled with humor, nuance and symbolism, as she gracefully describes her family background and experience of living as a child of a divorced mother in Turkey, going to international schools when her mother became a diplomat,…