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Understanding Culture as a Creative Act

More and more, I think that we’re all searching for home, for our community, for people who understand us.  In my life, I’ve constantly bumped up against the edges of culture and I’ll find myself searching for a way to fit in. It’s the curse of the innovator, to be living a life at the edges.  Maybe it’s in my genes to stay alert to my surroundings. To learn the hidden stories around the places we grow up. I’m a …

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365 Days as a Global Nomad: Coming Back to Self and The Cartography of Belonging

One year ago this week, I went nomad.  July 2, 2015. Sold off 90% of my possessions. Emptied a big house in Marin County, California. And started living, working, and teaching around the world. Vancouver, Amsterdam, Mumbai, San Francisco, Melbourne, New York City, are just a few of the places I now consider home. What happens when you downsize possessions and upsize experiences? When you no longer let the things you surround yourself with tell the story for you? And …

Sneak Peak into the #StoryWorldTour

Get Storied has brought LeanStory workshops and live events to Melbourne, Auckland, and Sydney teaching innovators, disruptors, and change-agents how to present and pitch disruptive innovation. We want to share with you some of the magic that is happening at these live events on this leg of the #StoryWorldTour. If you are in New Zealand or Australia make sure to check out the list of events you’re invited to attend HERE. Enjoy the sneak peak… [video_player type=”youtube” youtube_remove_logo=”Y” width=”600″ height=”300″ align=”center” …

StoryU Live: Moya Sayer-Jones

Creativity in Storywork In this session you'll learn: Techniques for drawing out stories. How do you identify the constraints? What is the invitation? How to serve the gift. Specific case study examples StoryU MembershipThis is a recording from StoryU Live, our global conference on business storytelling. Enjoy this video for free for all of March 2016. Access the full archive of business storytelling resources, including 100+ hours of learning, as a paid member for only $27/month. About MoyaStory Activist, Moya Sayer-Jones is the founding ...

StoryExpert Showcase: Carmine Gallo

Carmine Gallo is the best-selling author of books including Talk Like Ted, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, and the Apple Experience. As a long-time journalist Carmine has an ability to convey storytelling truth with dozens of iconic examples and a mainstream sensibility.