Far more important to me than all the venture-capitalized consortia of elite university MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) and the hundreds of thousands of students flocking to them is a course taught by an adjunct professor at University of Mary Washington. In my personal learning network, Jim Groom and ds106 are the stuff of legend.
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.
Storytelling Parade, our filmmaking contest with heart, has come to its first official close!
Over the past months, we asked filmmakers to rally together. Not for us, not for themselves, and not even for the prizes. We asked them to rally together to tell the story of individuals or organizations doing good for the world—to share their stories in hopes of inspiring the world.
I heard the same story three times in a row yesterday, and it was illuminating.
Every year outside the well scripted confines of Manhattan an epic event called The Future of Storytelling brings together designers, technologists, builders and brand marketers to ask the most fundamental question fa
In September of this year, I was asked back to the TEDxKyoto stage to give a few words regarding tips from storytelling as they relate to modern presentations. The 15-minute talk can be viewed below. The title of the talk...