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05 Jun Our shared humanity

“At the end of the day, we just want to all go home to the people we love.” The message doesn’t get clearer than this. It’s what we all want, right?  These are the words of an African-American protestor in downtown Minneapolis where 150 peaceful George Floyd...

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22 May Anything is possible

If you’d asked me three months ago how I’d run a strategic storytelling workshop, remotely, with eight out of nine of the group wearing face masks, during a global pandemic, I would have said it was impossible. But this photo is evidence it can be...

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07 May Reframe Your Story to Reframe Our Future

Watch comedian Michael Jr. illustrate how to reframe Before the pandemic we all did things in a certain way. You, me, everyone on the planet has an inner script directing our lives. Often, that’s helpful. From an evolutionary perspective it means we don’t have to think...

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02 Nov 5 Ways to Spice Up Your Stories

When my first book, Last Seen in Lhasa, was published I had a publicity schedule as long as my arm. The first 60-min interview was with the ABC radio host, gravelly-voiced Richard Fidler. The first thing Richard advised: “use word pictures”. It’s advice I’ve never forgotten…...

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