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World Storytelling Day: The Land of Upside Down

The greatest storyteller ever known is my grandpa Arkie. He’s been a storytelling tour de force for as long as I can remember (he just turned 99 last week!). As a canned soup salesman and entrepreneur, he lived off his story and the ability to inspire and entertain others with his words. In the world of amazing storytellers, his daughter (my mother) comes in a close second. She used to read me fairy tales as a kid. And like most …

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10 Inspiring Resources to Ignite Social Change Storytelling

Today’s world is abuzz with change. And as a change-maker and innovator working to make the world a better place, you’re being called on to step out in a bold way. To share your voice, your message. In fact, we’re all being asked to reflect on our deeper values and what we stand for. Not just as individuals, but as a people. These times call for more sophisticated stories. For doing deeper work. For going beyond the superficial into the …

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You are a Storyteller, and You Have a Story Worth Telling.

“I want to study engineering at MIT. I’ve still got two years until I graduate high school, so I’m trying to learn everything I can… I can write the perfect essay telling you how to make cables, but I still need to work on keeping my hand steady. You need a very steady hand when you’re working with fiber optic cables.” — Humans of New York. Everyone has a story and everyone is a storyteller. What makes Humans of New York (HONY) …