An Eye on New Media
Follow
Find tag "Storytelling"
24.1K views | +1 today
An Eye on New Media
New Media in Society, Business & Classrooms
Curated by Ken Morrison
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

Presentation Zen: 10 Books for the 21st-Century Presenter, Storyteller

Presentation Zen: 10 Books for the 21st-Century Presenter, Storyteller | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
"The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write," Samuel Johnson once said. "A man will turn over half a library to make a book." In order to make any kind of contribution during...
Ken Morrison's insight:

The more I read, the more I want to read. Some great books have come out in the last 6 months. I'm really excited for "Jab Jab Jab Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuck..  He gives great examples from real posts in social media about what businesses are doing right/wrong in their quest for helping their ideas spread. More importantly, he shares the science of how and why we need to treat different social media platforms differently.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

You Can Be A Leader, No Matter What

You Can Be A Leader, No Matter What | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
When I was in first grade, I used to always want to be the line leader in class. I would get fussy and sometimes even get into mischief when I wasn't the line leader. But my teacher Mrs. Flayton
Ken Morrison's insight:

Dave Kerpen is gaining momentum as a a leadership Guru, his book "Likeable Business" is on my to-read list.  He sat down with LinkedIn's executive editor Dan Roth.  In the video I learned:

Listening and Storytelling are the two ways that he feels you can be a great leader (in your own way).  He says that 

He lists these two men as great leaders

Michael Dell - top listening CEO

Cary Chessick - writes five hand-written thank you cards every morning. He says that the physical and mental act of writing a thank you letter sets the tone for a wonderful day.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

Seth's Blog: Ode: How to tell a great story

Seth's Blog: Ode: How to tell a great story | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Chris Fralic reminded me of this piece I wrote for Ode. Great stories succeed because they are able to capture the imagination of large or important audiences. A great story is true. Not necessarily because it’s factual, but because it’s...
Ken Morrison's insight:

This post from 2006 is equally true today.  Godin discusses subtle truths and subtle traps that are not normally discussed when helping companies tell their story.

My key takeaway is the reminder that great stories are not made for the masses....great stories are designed for your small 'tribe' who will passionately spread it to the masses.

 

This post reminded me to wipe the dust off of this old non-social bookmark about how Pixar thinks about how to tell stories.  I posted it on my 'link-dumping' (non)curation site here:
http://sco.lt/7R8Xh3 ;

 

Ken

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Content Curation World
Scoop.it!

Where Curation and Storytelling Meet: The 85 Seconds Clip

Getty Images touches people in a new campaign created by AlmapBBDO. 


Via Robin Good
Ken Morrison's insight:

This may be a bit off-topic for my page, but I am sharing it for two reasons.
1) It is a powerful combination of images, video, music and PLANNING to create a clear, touching message
2) I quickly introduce Robin Good to my students yesterday in class and I hope that they will follow this link to find his great site on curation.

Ken 

more...
carmen blyth's curator insight, May 22, 2013 9:31 PM

Distilled images woven into a story

Tyler Richendollar's curator insight, July 1, 2013 10:41 AM

Getty Images just knocked it out of the park with this. Great use of music, too. 

 

Linda Allen's curator insight, July 1, 2013 1:17 PM

Excellent

Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Just Story It Biz Storytelling
Scoop.it!

Turn your Elevator Pitch into a “Here’s the difference my work makes” story

Turn your Elevator Pitch into a “Here’s the difference my work makes” story | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I asked Letitia to tell me about her work, which she does in the first part of the video. I then asked her to tell me a story about the difference Canine Colors has made to a client. She responded by telling me the story in the second part of the video.

Notice the difference in the two presentations.


Via Karen Dietz
more...
Mercor's curator insight, March 18, 2013 8:24 AM

Scooped by Karen Dietz onto Just Story It

Sandi Cornez's comment, March 18, 2013 1:14 PM
Thanks for sharing Karen. Stories do make all the difference. They make the information come alive in that the listener can see themselves getting benefits. And in this case, the canines benefit too.
Karen Dietz's comment, March 18, 2013 2:11 PM
So true Sandi! Hadn't thought of that :)
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
Scoop.it!

Exploring the big [transmedia] picture

Exploring the big [transmedia] picture | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

"Are you ready to explore the big picture?  Fiona Milburn of Transmedia NZ has compiled a handy quick-start guide to ease the plunge into transmedia storytelling."


Via The Digital Rocking Chair
Ken Morrison's insight:

I have been intrigued at transmedia storytelling for some time.  I really appreciate these resources for getting started in using or explaining transmedia in education or marketing.

more...
Zan Chandler's curator insight, January 29, 2013 1:13 AM

For those of you who want a primer on transmedia. Fiona Milburn is a great resource.

Vittorio Canavese's curator insight, January 29, 2013 5:37 PM

Bel repertorio ragionato e struturato sulla transmedialità

Jeni Mawter's comment, January 30, 2013 4:32 AM
Thanks, Fiona!
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

StoryWeaver

StoryWeaver | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Andrei is a passionate collector & broadcaster of old and new tales - sharing them for the purpose...
Ken Morrison's insight:

This guy does a great job of using Facebook to share powerful stories.  He is worth liking so that you can get some good stories in your newsfeed.  I don't read them all, but I like the ones that I have read over the past few months.

Ken

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Presentation Tools
Scoop.it!

How To Create An Animated Doodle Video for a School History Project

How To Create An Animated Doodle Video for a School History Project | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Via Robin Good
Ken Morrison's insight:

This looks like a lot of work, but I can see students really getting into it.  It looks like a great way to 'trick' students into working very hard to learn the things needed for a successful project. (that they would have fun doing).

 

more...
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

5 tips for pitching your startup to investors

5 tips for pitching your startup to investors | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Guest Post

I remember the first time my partner and I presented our startup to an angel investor. Many questions asked by the investor were left unanswered.
The intuitive question, “What are each...
Ken Morrison's insight:

Storytelling is one of the top five recommendations for pitching your next product to investors.

more...
ben bernard's comment, January 9, 2013 11:38 PM
thanks ! http://www.scoop.it/t/direct-marketing-services my newly made scoop.it :)
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Duct Tape Media
Scoop.it!

Why Storytelling is So Important to Marketing

Why Storytelling is So Important to Marketing | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
I recently wrote an exploration about Transmedia Storytelling as the future of digital marketing. A lot of the thinking behind this piece was related to my work at Limelight Networks and our recent pivot towards becoming the leader in digital presence management. The gist was this: our emerging multi-device behavior coupled with a growing “always on” existence requires that marketing messages are consistent across the devices. Transmedia storytelling is simply a vehicle by which to enable that.

 

But that brings up the question, “why storytelling?”


Via Gregg Morris, Ken Heidebrecht
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

How to Tell Your Story without Boring Your Audience to Tears

How to Tell Your Story without Boring Your Audience to Tears | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

I'm developing a course on storytelling at my university.  I believe that I've said before that Jeff Goins is one of the best finds I have found this year for friendly and deep free resources.

Ken

 

 

Have you ever listened to someone tell a story -- whether it was over coffee, at church, or at a conference -- and been absolutely bored to tears? The meat of the story was actually interesting, bu...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

Digital Storytelling 101: Rubrics and Storyboards : Taking it Digital : The Hub Create a Story Contest

The Hub, a new destination dedicated to bringing kids and families together, is partnering with Discovery Education to support teachers with comprehensive lesson plans, activities and a writing contest to inspire storytelling in the classroom.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Just Story It Biz Storytelling
Scoop.it!

The 50 Best Social Psychology Books on Persuasion, Influence and Understanding Your Brain

The 50 Best Social Psychology Books on Persuasion, Influence and Understanding Your Brain | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Have you ever wanted to be more persuasive, convincing, or if nothing else, understand how others try to influence you? …Of course! Who hasn’t?

 

Understanding how storytelling works in persuasion, influence, and change, and the research/neuroscience that informs it all is critical if anyone is going to work with stories effectively.

 

And hooray -- Gregory Ciotti has put together his list of favorite books that help us understand persuasion, influence, change, and stories more deeply. We'll all become more articulate and better at our craft -- whether you are a consultant, storyteller, entrepreneur or CEO.

 

Some of these I've read, some I haven't -- so I can't wait to dig into this list myself.

 

I hope we all learn lots and gain lots of useable insights for our work. Enjoy!

 

This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it ;


Via Karen Dietz
more...
Eric Van Camp's curator insight, January 7, 2013 11:55 AM

Must have list on influence !

Metta Solutions's curator insight, January 8, 2013 10:07 AM

Must have list on influence !

Metta Solutions's curator insight, January 8, 2013 10:08 AM

Must have list on influence !

Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

StoryTelling: How to Create Clear and Memorable Business Stories

StoryTelling: How to Create Clear and Memorable Business Stories | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
StoryTelling: How to Create Clear and Memorable Business Stories—Do you often find that your articles don't seem to come out as fun when fun inside of you? Why do they seem to lack that precise zing?
Ken Morrison's insight:

I have taken free classes by psychotactics.  I have been happy with my results. They do a good job of not just giving instruction and action plans, but also sharing the psychology of why you are doing the steps.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
Scoop.it!

SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic]

SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic] | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
Ken Morrison's insight:

Personally, I would suggest considering the media very near the beginning stages because it may alter your previous decisions.  Great resource though!

 

more...
KindredReaders's curator insight, January 2, 11:45 AM

great visual reference!

Ali Anani's curator insight, January 3, 1:39 AM

Creative writing in steps

Gennia Holder's curator insight, January 14, 9:50 AM

This a great list, but, perfect?  I don't know about that :)  Stories aren't a magic bullet. However, applying these elements and telling the right story+right time+right audience... can make an emotional connection with your audience that impacts your business.

 

Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

Social Scientist Diana Rhoten on 21st Century Learning, Youth Networks, and Digital Media

Diana Rhoten is director of the Knowledge Institutions program and the Digital Media and Learning project at the Social Science Research Council in New York....
Ken Morrison's insight:

Here is a great five-minute video by Diana Rhoten about how we can use new media in our classrooms to connect our learners with their passions in a way that will engage them and motivate them to keep learning beyond what we tell them to do.

more...
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 24, 2013 7:06 PM

We want connection Houston.

Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

Just Story It

Just Story It | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
All the best info on using stories to grow your biz
Ken Morrison's insight:

A scoop of a scoop.it site.  Karen Dietz is one of the most consistent, high-quality curators on Scoop.it. Here topic on the power of story is very helpful for me as a presenter, teacher, and curator.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Digital Presentations in Education
Scoop.it!

Storytelling for Presentations

Alex Rister: "Storytelling for Presentations" was a short lesson I developed for my online Professional Communication and Presentation course. How do you teach storytelling


Via Baiba Svenca
more...
Nedko Aldev's curator insight, May 8, 2013 3:17 AM

add your insight...

 
LucaVanin's curator insight, May 17, 2013 2:42 AM

Trasformar euna presentazione in una storia da raccontare: lo sforzo più complesso!

Rescooped by Ken Morrison from What I Wish I Had Known
Scoop.it!

Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph

Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
With Knowledge Graph, Google plans to radically transform the way we search the internet… again.

Via Anita
Ken Morrison's insight:

Both insightful and inspiring. The story of the man who went from a modest home in India to the leader of Google's search future.

more...
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 20, 2013 4:20 PM

More innovations in search.

Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Public speaking - Tips and tricks
Scoop.it!

25 phrases to guide you to greatness in public speaking

25 cardinal phrases to power your public speaking skills!


Via Eric Van Camp
Ken Morrison's insight:

This is a great checklist to keep near you when designing presentations!

more...
Brian Buchmann's curator insight, June 16, 2013 1:03 PM

I like it

MAB 1 Online Marketing's curator insight, June 17, 2013 1:17 AM

anyone with difficulty with public speaking maybe this will help!

Elsie Barone's curator insight, June 21, 2013 10:03 AM

Good

Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Just Story It Biz Storytelling
Scoop.it!

Storytelling: Claude Hopkins Transforms Schlitz Beer’s Value Proposition

Storytelling: Claude Hopkins Transforms Schlitz Beer’s Value Proposition | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
This is a famous story about Claude Hopkins, the father of marketing, who, in 1919, was hired by Schlitz beer to create an ad that would save the company.

Via Karen Dietz
Ken Morrison's insight:

Ken's Key Takeaway:

Hopkins said, "80% of your time should be spent on the offer and the story. It may well be that you have worked so hard and so well and with such focus on your product that you too will not be able to see the  true value that you have to offer and the best way to create your crushing offer."

more...
Michael Harris's comment, January 11, 2013 7:40 AM
So I want to see the story
Karen Dietz's comment, January 11, 2013 5:14 PM
Michael, did you click through to the article by clicking on the blue title above?
Karen Dietz's comment, January 13, 2013 2:57 PM
That is so true Ken! We end up not being able to see the forest for the trees. I always encourage those working on their biz stories to get help from a colleague or friend for that outside perspective. That's what I do and it helps a lot!
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

StoryCorps

StoryCorps | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Ken Morrison's insight:

I like this concept of allowing regular citizens to create a digital oral story and keeping at a public place.  My favorite tour so far in my life was the SIngapore museum.  They use recorded true stories to tie their exhibit stations together.  I spent 6 hours there.  I truly thought I would spend about 90 minutes.  Stories make everything come together in a way that makes us care more.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

5 Elements of Powerful Stories

5 Elements of Powerful Stories | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

 I think that the most important is #5

 

1. Powerful stories resonate within us. 
2. Powerful stories show the light and the dark.

3. Powerful stories point to a greater cause.

4. Powerful stories teach—but in a different way.

5. Powerful stories leave room for interpretation.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ken Morrison from Educational Psychology & Technology
Scoop.it!

Digital storytelling: How to tell a story that stands out in the digital age

Digital storytelling: How to tell a story that stands out in the digital age | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

There is no such thing as digital storytelling.....just storytelling in the digital age.

Worth remembering.
Ken 


Via The Digital Rocking Chair, Dr. Pamela Rutledge, Roxana Marachi, PhD
more...
ChelseyMarie's curator insight, January 18, 2013 8:10 PM

What the video! It's amazing.  Book Burn Pary!!! YESSS.

Scooped by Ken Morrison
Scoop.it!

Digital Storytelling - DAOW of storytelling

Digital Storytelling - DAOW of storytelling | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

The best way to help students understand the effects of media is for them to become creators of media.  By seeing how they can shape people's perception of a story, they begin to realize how all consumers of media are vlunerable to the bias of the producers.  This is the heart of media literacy.

 

It provides nice framework and primer for digital storytelling.  The focus is on how to use it in an educational environment.  I believe this could be used as a textbook.

 

 

 

more...
No comment yet.