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Storytelling for social change — Starks Communications, LLC

Storytelling for social change — Starks Communications, LLC | Collaborationweb |
An excellent article in the February issue of Sojourners magazine discusses “leadership storytelling” – or public narrative – as a vehicle for social change. The author of the article, Eboo Patel, founder of the Interfaith Youth ...

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Dr. Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 17, 2013 5:23 PM

I love this article because it points to 3 specific stories that need to be shared in order for social change to happen.

If you are a business or nonprofit focused on making a difference in the world and advocating for social change, these 3 stories are critical to craft and tell.

As the author Cynthia Starks says, the stories need to be:

  1. The story of Self -- why YOU are passionate about this cause. This is the story that most people/organizations ignore. But if people don't know who you are and why you are involved, minimal trust and influence will be built. 
  2. The story of Us -- which is a story of inclusiveness. In crafting social change stories, people want to come together in community. 
  3. The story of Now -- which is a story that builds urgency and galvanizes action.

This is a quick article with more insights than I shared. So go read it :)

This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling

Mohammed Omar Faruque Masud's comment, January 17, 2013 8:11 PM
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People and Change consultant, 25 years experience in Organisation Development. Executive coach. Very experienced facilitator and team developer.