story telling

After Francis Church and the New York Sun, I want to say, "Yes, (saint) Nicholas, there is a Virgin -- as certainly as love
When I started working for Aaron Spelling, he was 69 and I was 24. He was bigger than life in my eyes. So, I could completely
There is nothing wrong with lectures per se. The real question is: Are students learning from lectures?
It's the chicken and egg scenario so many new businesses face. They need sales to get off the ground, but they don't have the funds for big advertising and marketing campaigns. They know they need credibility and a great reputation to make sales, but they have none because they are just starting out.
Stories do something to all of us, they help us internalize the message at our own pace and we initiate the change on our
"Dear Senator Kennedy. I really admire the way you're running your campaign. I'm running for president of my student council, can you send me some tips?" Find out what the soon-to-be president John F. Kennedy replied to a young Laurie Anderson's letter.
In the May 12-May 25, 2016 issue of The New York Review of Books Jeremy Bernstein has a most interesting article entitled "The Trump Bomb" in which he shows how clueless and ignorant Donald Trump is about foreign policy.
Getting on a "Best Place to Work" list is not just a matter of having great programs and practices. It's a matter of conveying this fact to whomever is compiling the list. Application processes for these lists vary, but nearly all include at least one invitation to describe your company's programs, policies and practices in an open-ended format.
Another reason writing is so powerful is that most of us enter a kind of trance as we write. I would always instruct people
Consider what Blue Bell, the nation's third-largest ice cream maker, did last year after the Centers for Disease Control
The bottom line is that the corporate world cannot ignore the demands and expectations of Millennials, who are devout in their desire to associate with companies aligned with their values.
The Story I am Telling Today: The first step to telling a story is to know what the story actually is. Go figure. Just like
Do I believe that most mosques today would let recovering alcoholics and drug addicts speak to their congregations? Probably not. Do I think there is a problem with that? Yes, definitely. Our failure to engage diversity in our communities, inclusive of diversity in terms of life experience, leaves us potentially stunted in our individual and communal growth.
Holding forth a cold glass of nonalcoholic drink, the student returns smiling to the work table. That drink, I am bound to believe, improves his learning curve and pleasure in the language, and maybe carves a little place around the heart for lemonade and story-telling in future times.
With so much talk these days about 'opposing beliefs' inciting conflict, violence and hate, I wanted to approach it from a positive angle and talk about 'opposing beliefs' coming together with respect, honor and most importantly, love.
We've accomplished storytelling on the silver screen and the latest Internet meme, but is the art of storytelling dead when it comes to complicated, politically charged issues like our environment and the need for swift action to combat climate change?
There's nothing like a touch of spring in the air to stir my curiosity about what lessons the spring season may offer.
So it's almost Christmas time and you're kevetching because you haven't found the right gift yet. You want to give a gift that has meaning, that isn't consumed for the sake of consumption, that didn't harm the planet in the process of its creation.
I am always on a quest to understand how story can be structured in a way that makes us feel the content, the message and the pursuit in the strongest way possible. I found this in the brilliant story of Philamena.
I had the pleasure of meeting Sally Field, just when she had come off the shoot of Lincoln. Then I started to hear about