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10 Great Tutorials to Create Interactive eBooks Using iBook Author--& to use with storytelling

10 Great Tutorials to Create Interactive eBooks Using iBook Author--& to use with storytelling | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it

"Are you planning to give iBooks Author a place in your classroom? The video tutorials below will definitely give you a hand. As you know by now, iBooks Author is one of the formidable apps available in the iTunes store. It allow users to create interactive ebooks and share them with the rest of the world."


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Karen Dietz's comment, August 2, 2013 7:54 PM
Yep, I agree Chris, quality will vary. And a terrific thought about the role curators will play in the ebook world. I hadn't thought of that, but you are right!
Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, August 3, 2013 3:44 AM

From Karen Dietz


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Have a great WE!


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Tony Gough's curator insight, August 5, 2013 9:31 AM

Every teacher should be using this! And every student reading them!

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Data Storytelling: 6 Ways To Do It Throughout the Customer Lifecycle

Data Storytelling: 6 Ways To Do It Throughout the Customer Lifecycle | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Examples from IBM, OkCupid, and more.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:04 PM
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What a great article from HBR! Written by Alexandra Samuel, this post focuses on the different kinds of stories a company can tell with data throughout the customer life cycle. Yahoo!


We continue to get more sophisticated around telling stories with data. This post adds to our knowledge by talking about different kinds of data stories to tell, depending on where you customer is in the buying/engagement cycle.


I love that Samuel brought examples into the post for each different kind of story.


Now -- here's the rub -- data alone does not tell a story. So pay attention when you are sharing data that you are also actually telling a story, too. Make sure you create the present day setting, offer a problem or challenge, share what your data is telling you, deliver the opportunity + benefits available, deliver a strong close and a vision for what's possible.


OK -- go have fun digging into this piece, looking at the examples, and crafting your own kinds of data stories that connect with your customers using this model.

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How to Tell Stories with Numbers

How to Tell Stories with Numbers | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
A guide to using the techniques of data mining and data journalism to create compelling, original content in the form of data visualizations.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:07 PM
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Jim Signorelli, Story-Lab's insight:

In this age of information, we don't need more or new data as much as we need better ways to present what's already out there. This article prescribes a process called data journalism.  


In essence it is about how one should go about finding stories in large quantities of data.  It's full of resources, including websites that you can go to for any an all information you need.  But more importantly, it provides ways to make uyour points in a story format.  


Definitely a "must read" for anyone looking for more interesting ways to make data come to life. 

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An Introduction to Storytelling for Small Businesses

An Introduction to Storytelling for Small Businesses | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Businesses Need Storytelling “Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell,” said entrepreneur and marketing guru Seth Godin. On his blog he explained what make…

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:09 PM

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Lianne Picot's insight:

I really like this article about using stories in business. Through examples of brands that have become big, it shows you that the little stories that live in your organization are also important for engagement.


I did not know that there was a stapler that cannot leave the 4th floor at Innocent Drinks. But now that I know it, I am inclined to tell others about it like I am telling you right now! While it may not have the construct of a story per se, it is a story that the employees no doubt have fun with and share amongst themselves as well as in their marketing. This vignette says a lot about the company - both about it's branding and about the experience of working there.


Not every company has to have the same culture but they do all have their little stories that tell the bigger story about who they are and why the do what they do. And the best bit? You don't have to be a big brand to do this stuff!

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How to use stories to influence decision makers

How to use stories to influence decision makers | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Leaders are decision-makers. They have to be. As soon as they walk into the office in the morning, they’re bombarded with decisions that have to be made: ‘Can our business partner sell our product in that new market?

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:13 PM
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What a great post from my colleagues over at Anecdote. This one is all about influencing decision makers by exposing them to stories outside their own experiences. 


As Shawn Callahan points out, "And of the experiences that get noticed, a few are thought about and translated into a story that explains what happened. Over time, these accumulate into a repertoire of experience-based stories. It is this repertoire that guides intuitive decision-making. To influence a decision-maker, you need to change the stories their intuition relies upon."


He then goes on to give us tips for exactly how to do that. What I also love about Shawn's posts is how often then arebased on solid research. At the bottom of the post you will find all the citations cited in the article. Yay! So we are talking hard science, not spouting platitudes. We need more of this kind of writing.

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Developing The Habit Of Noticing Stories + Free E-Book

Developing The Habit Of Noticing Stories + Free E-Book | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Visit one of Australia's top rated business blogs. The team at Anecdote share insights on business strategy, storytelling, leadership and collaboration.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:17 PM

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This Monday I was working with a client. Their company is littered with stories. Yet the CEO was lamenting, "What stories do we have to tell??!! I can't think of a single one!"


The problem was quickly fixed, and it is a common one my clients tell me about. So imagine my delight when this morning I receive the latest newsletter from my biz story colleague Shawn Callahan, CEO of Anecdote. His latest blog post is all about how to notice stories.


He's got some great tips in this quick article. Even better, scroll down to gain additional insights addressing other issues in business storytelling.


But wait wait! Don't go yet! Shawn also announced that his latest free e-book is now available for download: Character Trumps Credentials: 171 questions that help leaders tell great stories that influence, inspire and engage. Click on the article link/title of this post to go get it.


In coaching and workshops I always spend time on "the art of the question". Shawn has developed a great resource that covers this, too. Yay!

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Most Popular Biz Storytelling Posts in 2015 + 2016 Trends

Most Popular Biz Storytelling Posts in 2015 + 2016 Trends | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:47 PM

Each year readers tell me they want to know the most popular articles curated on the http://www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it site. So here are the top 10! They had hundreds of views and an amazing number of shares.


Data storytelling leads the way, but a variety of other topics made list. I've included their reviews so you can figure out which ones to explore.


Now, what are my 5 predictions for business storytelling in 2016?

  1. I think data storytelling is going to continue as a hot topic as people wrestle with making big data meaningful
  2. Visual storytelling will be an ongoing area of interest as people try to tell stories visually really well
  3. Companies are going to finally drop storytelling as a push technology (pushing messages) and use storytelling as a co-creation between company and consumer.
  4. Storytelling will be recognized as a powerful mindfulness practice.
  5. We will see more variety in business storytelling structures and plots than before.


I'm looking forward to seeing which ones manifest! What trends in business storytelling do you see happening?


Enjoy these posts you may have missed, and go collect the tools that some offer. 2016 is going to be story amazing!


Karen

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 25, 8:36 PM

Looking for trends in storytelling in 2016? Karen Dietz has the answers.

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5 Ways to Tell Your Story in Your Social Media Marketing

5 Ways to Tell Your Story in Your Social Media Marketing | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Do you want to use storytelling in your social media marketing? In this article, you'll discover how to use storytelling in your social media marketing.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, October 28, 2015 4:19 PM

OK -- I love everything about this article from Social Media Examiner. It's a terrific how-to and every step has examples. I know you will get many ideas for how you can use social media to tell your story.


Hint: it's how to organize and tell your story through time, using the classic story structure.


If you use social media in your business, go read this post!


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

Jack Ventura's curator insight, October 30, 2015 4:02 AM

Visto che gli autori devono anche promuoversi, e che il social media marketing è uno degli strumenti per farlo, ecco come usare lo storytelling nei canali sociali.

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5 Visual Storytelling Trends to Watch Out For in the Next Year

5 Visual Storytelling Trends to Watch Out For in the Next Year | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
An analysis of visual storytelling, reasons why it will dominate the content marketing world in coming years and our predictions for 2016.

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Lianne Picot's curator insight, October 14, 2015 11:07 AM

As someone who can spend hours looking for the right image to go with a story, this article speaks to me. People learn and respond to things differently. Having a powerful image to help your story come to life is very important. As this article demonstrates, technology is being developed to support story and support our desire for visuals in social media. Some helpful info here!


This review was written by Lianne Picot for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it. You can find Lianne growing story at the Story Powered® Institute

Anne Kalliomäki's curator insight, October 15, 2015 12:21 PM

In storification company´s core story is seen but also felt, tasted, heard and smelt by the customers. Off course  creating the story stages and customer journey into a story deals a lot with visual elements. 

Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, October 16, 2015 6:20 AM

Very important to many of us. In the upcoming weeks

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IKEA Executes B2C Video Storytelling with Style

IKEA Executes B2C Video Storytelling with Style | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Learn how IKEA uses the power of video storytelling with this Content Marketing of the Year finalist – Content Marketing Institute.

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Lianne Picot's curator insight, September 15, 2015 8:36 PM

One of my favourite story pieces of the week. What I like about this is that Ikea actually makes the customer the story. Too often we forget to involve our customers in our storytelling and it is so powerful when we do. If we can see ourselves in the story, we are more likely to engage and buy. For brands like IKEA, the customer really is the story. In the literal sense too as we have to put the darn stuff together! ;)


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

Thorsten Strauss's curator insight, September 24, 2015 8:17 PM

best practice: video story telling

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The narrative is the thing: the art of corporate storytelling | ZDNet

The narrative is the thing: the art of corporate storytelling | ZDNet | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Alan Berkson has a unique place in the world of thought leadership. He is the guy who has the science of the corporate narrative nailed. Just plain pinned. He is gracing our blog with a post that tells the story of telling stories on behalf of corporations. Listen up.
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Karen Dietz's curator insight, August 22, 2015 10:57 AM
Curated by Jim Signorelli, the newest addition to the Just Story It Curation Team! Here's his insight:

...And nail it, he does! There are many points to ponder in this article, including a very insightful definition of the corporate narrative: 

"The story that embodies the essence of your business in action, comprised of more than just products and services, and even more than your mission statement.  It's what your company stands for, and how it's making the world a better place. It's a story that comprises your strengths AND your weaknesses." 


I also enjoyed his prescription for preventing FUD (full unwanted disclosure) and the dangers it can present in a world where brands are now more transparent than ever. 


A five-star article for sure! 


Stephen Dale's curator insight, August 23, 2015 6:10 AM

It’s no longer enough to share the same message on multiple channels. Care needs to be taken to not only take advantage of the value proposition of each platform—e.g., print, video, TV, social—but to be sure all the messages are complimentary and add up to a satisfying whole.

Brent MacKinnon's curator insight, August 23, 2015 9:09 AM

I like the driving purposes of business storetelling that are so clearly evident in this article.

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Technology Is Making Social Skills [i.e Storytelling] More Critical

Technology Is Making Social Skills [i.e Storytelling] More Critical | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Technical skills are easier to automate.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, August 31, 2015 12:00 PM

Here's some handy new research reported in Harvard Business Review that points out how important social skills are to your personal bottom line. And storytelling skills are front and center because it's your highest leverage point in building relationships, rapport, trust, credibility, believability, and meaningful interactions. 


Storytelling builds skills in deep listening, improvisation, design, focus, empathy, influence, impact, and the like. It's a gateway to creativity, innovation, and flow states that generate higher productivity and greater well-being.


What I like about the report is that the research documents how much social skills will affect your ability to generate more income. This income generation is not about transactional storytelling (tell me a story and I'll buy your product), but about relational storytelling (sharing stories for connection and the ability to get work done through people).


I'm chalking this research up to another example of storytelling ROI. This is a good read which I'm sure you'll enjoy. Now get working on your storytelling skills!


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

farah jadhavji's curator insight, September 1, 2015 1:44 AM

Yet another reason why technology is a problem but of course we can't even imagine life without it. I too believe that social skills are becoming way more important than they used to be. I just started my first retail job and it completely changed the way I talked to people for the better. Now I have more job opportunities!

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Business Storytelling Meets Improv: Yes And Essential Skill!

Business Storytelling Meets Improv: Yes And Essential Skill! | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Yes, and! Improv Meets Business Storytelling
Does your business have a ‘Yes, And’ or a ‘No, But’ attitude? Culture, collaboration and storytelling are the focus of this episode.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, September 2, 2015 3:09 PM

Improv is at the heart of storytelling and an essential skill to master when sharing stories in person. It's even more critical when two or more people are telling a story in tandem.


Here Kathy Klotz-Guest, improv and storytelling expert, gives us the skinny on how and why the two work together so well.


Kathy is interviewed on this podcast by story professional Lianne Picot for her Voice America radio show on business storytelling.


Enjoy the wisdom Kathy shares and keep having fun sharing stories.


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

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The narrative is the thing: the art of corporate storytelling | ZDNet

The narrative is the thing: the art of corporate storytelling | ZDNet | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Alan Berkson has a unique place in the world of thought leadership. He is the guy who has the science of the corporate narrative nailed. Just plain pinned. He is gracing our blog with a post that tells the story of telling stories on behalf of corporations. Listen up.
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Karen Dietz's curator insight, August 22, 2015 10:57 AM
Curated by Jim Signorelli, the newest addition to the Just Story It Curation Team! Here's his insight:

...And nail it, he does! There are many points to ponder in this article, including a very insightful definition of the corporate narrative: 

"The story that embodies the essence of your business in action, comprised of more than just products and services, and even more than your mission statement.  It's what your company stands for, and how it's making the world a better place. It's a story that comprises your strengths AND your weaknesses." 


I also enjoyed his prescription for preventing FUD (full unwanted disclosure) and the dangers it can present in a world where brands are now more transparent than ever. 


A five-star article for sure! 


Stephen Dale's curator insight, August 23, 2015 6:10 AM

It’s no longer enough to share the same message on multiple channels. Care needs to be taken to not only take advantage of the value proposition of each platform—e.g., print, video, TV, social—but to be sure all the messages are complimentary and add up to a satisfying whole.

Brent MacKinnon's curator insight, August 23, 2015 9:09 AM

I like the driving purposes of business storetelling that are so clearly evident in this article.

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Effective Leadership And Storytelling -- "Circle of the 9 Muses"

Today, leaders are looking to storytelling to help advance the work of the organization. Here's a look at some of the possibilities... and also an introducti...

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:03 PM
#2 

Need a quick primer on the huge impact of storytelling on effective leadership? Then this 3 min. video is for you. It's a synopsis of how storytelling is critical for leadership that goes waaaaayyyyy beyond the just "tell your leadership journey" story.


I'm thrilled to be part of story colleague David Hutchen's new book coming out in the spring of 2015 called "The Circle of the 9 Muses". This intro video is not a typical dumb book promo. It contains value and shows how storytelling is mission critical for any enterprise and leader.


Enjoy this piece and -- right on David!

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Are You A Rookie? 5 Common Storytelling Mistakes

Are You A Rookie? 5 Common Storytelling Mistakes | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
A sampling of rookie storytelling mistakes.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:10 PM

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What a great post! These are seldom talked about storytelling mistakes, so I was thrilled when I found this article by Nick Morgan, writing for Forbes.Check them out and see if you are doing any of these -- like, maybe going for shock value?See if you need to tweak your business storytelling with this list.

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Biz Storytelling: 8 Classic structures to use

Biz Storytelling: 8 Classic structures to use | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
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.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:11 PM
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Ffion Lindsay at Sparkol does another terrific job putting together 8 story structures any business can use, then gives us examples for each. Better yet, for each structure she shares with us what situations they are good for. Yay!


If you are looking to refresh your stories and just want to play with sharing your stories in different ways -- or are stuck not knowing how to tell one of your stories -- then grab this article.


If you use these other structures, you won't get stuck in the monomyth of the hero (a good thing).


Anyway, enjoy playing with these structures and well done Ffion!

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How to Promote Yourself W/out Sounding Like a Jerk

How to Promote Yourself W/out Sounding Like a Jerk | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Be humble, and be real.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:13 PM

#8 

This is a quick article by Dorie Clark listing 4 how-to tips for promoting yourself without sounding arrogant, stuck up, or like you are bragging. This is good stuff to know. Almost everyone I coach in storytelling has the fear of sharing their personal stories and sounding like a jerk or a braggart.


But if you follow these 4 tips, you won't sound like that. There is great advice here, along with a little discussion about understanding the true value of self-promotion.Happy reading and happy telling...

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Storytelling Using Storyboarding: 10 Great Tools

Storytelling Using Storyboarding: 10 Great Tools | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
It has been a while since my last blogpost. Last month, I had the great honor of writing four guest posts on the topic of mLearning for ASTD. Furthermore, I have been studying hard to complete my postgraduate studies, which made me step aside from some other projects for a while. Having said that, last week I came…

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 25, 4:18 PM

#10 

Whether you are crafting a story, a piece of content, an online course, or a customer journey here are 10 tools to help you get it done.I love tools -- especially ones like these. I bet you will find one or two here that works for you. Check them out and let me know which you like the best. May they simply your life this year and make you even more awesome!

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Be Yourself: The How To Of Story Selling

Be Yourself: The How To Of Story Selling | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Another secret: Sales is a lot like dating. No, really.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, October 28, 2015 3:59 PM

My colleague, Karthik Rajan @KarthRajan wrote this piece about being more effective at sales. I really like the questions he uses that get at the heart of sales issues.


Then I really like the analogy he uses to make his point about being yourself. And in the midst of all of this is the critical role of storytelling.


If you struggle with sales, or just want to get better at it using stories, this post will help. 


Story on and make that sale!


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

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Watch for these 5 Visual Storytelling Trends

Watch for these 5 Visual Storytelling Trends | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
wherever technology has gone, storytelling has followed.

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Jim Signorelli,Story-Lab's curator insight, November 4, 2015 11:00 AM

When it comes to business storytelling articles, I have been very impressed with those that are being put out by Visme.   This article, for instance, surprised me with a number of visual storytelling trends that are accelerating.  Although predictive, the author, Nayomi Chibana, makes a great deal of sense.  Furthemore, what she says is worth knowing across a broad spectrum of businesses.


It includes great quotes too, like this one excerpted from something George Dyson said a few years ago. 


We now live a world where information is potentially unlimited.

Information is cheap, but meaning is expensive."



Again, however, this, like so many articles on storytelling, sets off my pet peeve meter with unsubstantiated statistics.  In this case, she states that the human mind processes visual information 60,00 times faster than text and 83% of human learning is visual. 

Besides not being substantiated, I can hardly believe that 83% of human learning is visual.  Furthermore, when audio and visual are used at the same time, which stimulus gets the nod? 

 

This review was written by Jim Signorelli, President of Story-Lab, for curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

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Defining Empathy: How Neuroscientist Michael Grybko Does It

Defining Empathy: How Neuroscientist Michael Grybko Does It | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why great writing creates an emotional response in readers? The Writer Files host Kelton Reid picks the brain of a neuroscientist ...

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, September 21, 2015 4:06 PM

I'm in Ohio today working on facilitating a 2-day women's leadership retreat so I wasn't able to preview this podcast for you. But it looks very promising!


In this show, research scientist Michael Grybko of the Dept. of Psychology at Univ. of Washington, spends time defining empathy for us, along with talking about:

  1. How to resist the dark side of empathy
  2. The difference between good storytelling and great storytelling
  3. How marketers tap into well-worn paths in our brains

...to  name just a few topics.


Enjoy digging into this one. I'm looking forward to listening to it myself when I'm traveling home on the plane :)


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

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Storytelling: Overcoming What Makes Us Stop

UPDATE: Thanks for all your kind words guys! It's quite overwhelming to see this shared and retweeted all over! All sins typographic in nature have been amended,…

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, August 19, 2015 12:45 PM

This American Life storyteller Ira Glass rocks, and here's a quick video with storytelling advice we rarely hear.


Sure, people have great enthusiasm to become great storytellers in their business, or as a leader, or to change the world. Yet becoming a great storyteller requires practice -- i.e. telling stories a lot.


Most people start practicing and then stop, never achieving their dreams. Why? Because of what Glass talks about in this quick video.


Watch this piece, pay attention, and don't stop practicing when you  hit this road bump.


Story on!


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Karen Goldfarb Copywriter's curator insight, August 20, 2015 10:58 AM

Always loved this insight. It makes you feel a lot better about sucking at something new.

Michael Williams StoryCoaching's curator insight, August 21, 2015 6:52 AM

We're all great at beginning, aren't we? But inevitably we run into a roadblock, get distracted or bored. Has this happened to your storytelling. All excited at the beginning but seem to have run out of steam? It happens to all of us. In this short video, Ira Glass offers some good advice to keep you going when the going gets tough.

 

Michael Williams, StoryCoach www.michaelwilliamsstorycoaching.com

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Technology Is Making Social Skills [i.e Storytelling] More Critical

Technology Is Making Social Skills [i.e Storytelling] More Critical | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
Technical skills are easier to automate.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, August 31, 2015 12:00 PM

Here's some handy new research reported in Harvard Business Review that points out how important social skills are to your personal bottom line. And storytelling skills are front and center because it's your highest leverage point in building relationships, rapport, trust, credibility, believability, and meaningful interactions. 


Storytelling builds skills in deep listening, improvisation, design, focus, empathy, influence, impact, and the like. It's a gateway to creativity, innovation, and flow states that generate higher productivity and greater well-being.


What I like about the report is that the research documents how much social skills will affect your ability to generate more income. This income generation is not about transactional storytelling (tell me a story and I'll buy your product), but about relational storytelling (sharing stories for connection and the ability to get work done through people).


I'm chalking this research up to another example of storytelling ROI. This is a good read which I'm sure you'll enjoy. Now get working on your storytelling skills!


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

farah jadhavji's curator insight, September 1, 2015 1:44 AM

Yet another reason why technology is a problem but of course we can't even imagine life without it. I too believe that social skills are becoming way more important than they used to be. I just started my first retail job and it completely changed the way I talked to people for the better. Now I have more job opportunities!

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The Storytelling Backlash: 9 Arguments Against It

The Storytelling Backlash: 9 Arguments Against It | storytelling storyselling | Scoop.it
There seems to be a backlash to the content marketing movement and business storytelling is being used as its poster child. Here are nine arguments against business storytelling followed by my counterarguments.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, September 2, 2015 2:28 PM

What a provocative piece! Yes, there's a backlash against storytelling going on. Basically, that storytelling is bad and we should avoid it. Makes me laugh. 


Since we think in stories, talk in stories, and stories are the way we make meaning of the world, It's like people saying "Don't have a brain!" How silly.


So this article charts out the 9 arguments against storytelling, and offers clear, concise, brilliant rebuttals. Yay! Take these to your clients/colleagues whenever you hear one of these pop out of their mouths.


Written by Ron Ploof, as you read these arguments you will scoff and then enjoy Ron's reply. Above all, keep those stories coming! Be brave. Story is worth fighting for.


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

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Ted Talk on Leadership Storytelling Basics

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My talk on leadership storytelling at the TEDx conference in Utrecht.

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Lianne Picot's curator insight, September 4, 2015 1:59 PM

Inspiring talk from Steve Denning! How Al Gore went from Mr. Boring to Mr. Excitement. HINT: Storytelling is the key!


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