April 09, 2015
StoryCorps founder and 2015 TED Prize winner Dave Isay believes a genuine conversation can make a difference – and his group has created an app to facilitate those talks.
March 18, 2015
Using data alone — or telling stories that focus just on an individual — can backfire. Here are better ways to frame a story that can change people’s minds.
February 17, 2015
Some groups are adopting a storytelling genre that focuses on how communities rebuild and recover after natural disasters and other difficult times.
January 16, 2015
Charities of all kinds have a lot to learn about storytelling from the Global Press Institute, which trains local women reporters, then publishes and syndicates their stories.
October 08, 2014
Stories don’t have to be told through short online videos. There’s something powerful in hearing a story unmediated and straight from the source.
August 27, 2014
In the final Storytelling Summer post, two questions on how people tell and consume stories now—and why a strong story transcends medium.
July 30, 2014
Make sure your listeners can see themselves in the story, helping to solve the problem, then give them a way to get involved immediately.
July 01, 2014
Personal narratives work best when they convey the kind of inspiration that prompts people to action, the author says.