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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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25 Quotes for the Dedicated Storyteller/ Content Strategist

25 Quotes for the Dedicated Storyteller/ Content Strategist | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
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My favorite is:

"People don't pay attention to advertising. They pay attention to what interests them. Sometimes that is advertising."

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, February 25, 2014 7:42 PM

What a fun piece for a Friday when the week is finally winding up. There are 25 slides here filled with quotes about stories and content that will inspire you -- or at least get you thinking :) 


Have fun!


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

ozziegontang's curator insight, March 4, 2014 4:40 PM

With these friends of mine that I follow, I can only say read their insights.  Karen's one of those to be followed. ozzie MIndfulness.com

ozziegontang's curator insight, March 4, 2014 4:42 PM

With these friends of mine that I follow, I can only say read their insights.  Karen's one of those to be followed. ozzie MIndfulness.com

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The Story Spine: Pixar's 4th Rule of Storytelling

The Story Spine: Pixar's 4th Rule of Storytelling | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
In 2012 Pixar Story Artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 storytelling tips using the hashtag #storybasics. The list circulated the internet for months gaining the popular title 'Pixar's 22 Rules of Storyte...
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I am sharing this because I feel that it is important to be able to tell the story of your company.  The "Story Spine" is also a great ice-breaker and a great way to get brainstorming off to a great start.

 

 

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Make your idea stick

Short explanation of Chip & Dan Heath's brilliant book 'Made to Stick' - Why some ideas take hold and others come unstuck. With the funny and sticky example by

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Denyse Drummond-Dunn's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:25 AM
Great, if a bit long video included, but presentation is definitely worth a read.
Peter Sampson's curator insight, April 28, 2013 6:35 PM

Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories

Lucy Beaton's curator insight, May 26, 2013 4:03 AM

It's all about creating Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, Stories.

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PixnTell in the Third Grade - Guest Post

PixnTell in the Third Grade - Guest Post | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Digital Storytelling is a great way to explain and/or assess a new concept with students. When I taught 3rd grade, we used the PixnTell app to explain daily procedures.

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Pixntell seems promising for creating short videos

 

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Storytelling in Web Design

Storytelling in Web Design | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

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Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, July 18, 2013 10:55 PM
Great comment Hannes. Marty
Tata Survi's curator insight, August 17, 2013 7:18 PM

Worth trying...

Mike Donahue's curator insight, August 28, 2013 10:05 AM

Had the good fortune to hear Denise present this earlier this year. Glad she put this down in writing because it really needs to be shared.

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The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar

The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
On Twitter, Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats has compiled nuggets of narrative wisdom she's received working for the animation studio over the years.
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listeners admire a hero for their trying more than they do for their successes. 

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Your Brain On Storytelling: Foreign Language Learning Through Stories

Your Brain On Storytelling: Foreign Language Learning Through Stories | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
“The universe is made of stories, not atoms,” the poet Muriel Rukeyser once stated. Human beings are storytelling creatures. We use stories to make sense of both ancient history and daily experienc...

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Three clear reasons why it is important for communicators to know the power of stories

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