Storytelling

How Telling Your Story Can Benefit Your Emotional Health

We naturally think of our own lives as stories, psychologists say. Changing the way you tell yours can help you handle whatever plot twists come your …

Storytelling with Data: Visualization Techniques for Sports Professionals (TSCE1-CE9017)

You'll Walk Away with<p>An understanding of the link between data and decision-making in the sports field<br>• The ability to tell a compelling story with …

Microsoft Excel

Do You Suffer from Messy Messages? Here's A Simple Way to Structure Any Communication So It's Clear, Concise and Compelling

Inspiration from Egyptian pharaohs, Wild West newspaper reporters and modern media<p>The seven-year-old boy rushed into the kitchen after school.<p>"Mom!," he yelled. "You'll never guess what happened!" And without taking a breath, the boy launched into a tangled tale involving his teacher, a friend …

What Quilting and Embroidery Can Teach us About Narrative Form

Many more times a day than I believe to be normal, I will catch something falling from my desk, mid-air.<p>In my hand will be an object that I myself …

Sewing

Vice innovation chief: content must help us be the heroes our tribes need

The progression of digital technology has pulled people into "tribes" that content producers must learn to speak the language of, according to Mark …

Techno

Future of Storytelling Festival Will Focus on AR and VR Projects

Sales of physical magazines may be in decline, but publishers are hoping one way to get people to buy them is to bring them to life with augmented …

Journalism

Quit the Clutter - 5 Tips to Cutting Text-Heavy Presentations

Recent research from Harvard University gives insight into the types of presentation that grabs the attention of your audience and keeps them engaged …

Infographics

When Reporting in VR, Don't Forget the Story

The use of virtual reality in journalism is becoming more commonplace, and it isn’t hard to see why. As one of the most immersive possible …

Virtual Reality

Digital life stories spark joy in people with dementia

I was sitting on the sofa across from Christine in her home. She offered me a cup of coffee. Each time I visited, she sat in the same spot — the …

Digital Storytelling

Celebrate the best in brand storytelling: Brand Film Festival London opens for entries

Brand Film Festival London, the awards scheme and seminar from PRWeek and Campaign that celebrates brand storytelling, has opened for entries for the …

Film Festivals

Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story review

<i>Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story</i> is the follow up to the excellent <i>A Normal Lost Phone</i>. Both of these games are sort of puzzle/adventure games where …

Phones

Faculty Forum: Telling Stories to Defend Our Scholarship

Anti-Intellectualism runs deep in American culture. More than half a century ago, historian Richard Hofstadter noted that “the citizen cannot cease . …

Academia

3 Ways to Give Your Presentation an Emotional Punch, Courtesy of Ken Burns

If you want to make an impact in business, tell emotionally engaging stories.<p>If you want to make an impact in your profession and stand out from your competitors, tell more stories--and not just any story, but emotionally engaging ones. If you're stuck on how to tell stories, look to Ken Burns for …

Public Speaking

Brand storyteller and film producer Tim Perell on great storytelling

<b>What’s the Story? is a storytelling video series dedicated to learning what truly makes a great story, told through the lens of the world’s talent</b> …

The Coming Difference in Brand Storytelling

“Thus I rediscovered what writers have always known and have told us again and again: books always speak of other books, and every story tells a …

Why Sales Fails at Selling Change With Success Stories & Needs Change Stories/Questions

Success stories are only effective as proof late in the sales cycle once a customer has decided to change. Early stage customers, on the other hand, …

Startup Cheat-Sheet: How To Create a Winning Pitch Deck

So, you want to wow investors with an amazing pitch.You may be tempted to jump straight into Keynote or Powerpoint to get started. Don’t do it! …

Guy Kawasaki

Danny Pudi On The Universal Appeal Of ‘The Tiger Hunter’

Danny Pudi is best known for his portrayal of Abed in NBC’s but that might not always be the case. Since the end of <i>Community</i> he’s found roles that put some distance between him and that familiar, distinctive character. In the new film, <i>The Tiger Hunter</i>, directed and co-written and by Lena Khan, …

How Barbie is evolving its storytelling for the digital age

In the latest issue of The Drum, we interview Mattel's chief content officer Catherine Balsam-Schwaber, to find out how the toymaker is evolving its …

Digital Age

This Week in Anime - How Meta Does Re:Creators Get?

What did this anime about fictional characters confronting their makers have to say about the creative process? This week in anime, we tackle the …

Anime

Making Your Next Presentation Pop

Even seasoned trainers and presenters sometimes get a case of the nerves standing in front of an audience. The August 2017 issue of <i>TD at Work</i>, “Great …

Talent Management

'A virtual mum put me to bed': a view from the VR future of film

I’ve just got back from the Venice Film Festival, which for the first time showcased an exciting programme of genre defining virtual reality (VR) …

Virtual Reality

The Value Of An Internal Brand Narrative

In a commercial world, we use stories tactically to convince and convert prospective customers. We work hard to change minds and capture hearts, with …

Marketing

Story Structure Examples: Repetition and Variation

A well-structured story is satisfying to read, as independent parts feel cohesive and related. Read a definition of story structure, followed by …

Writing

15 essential things to remember when crafting your brand story

Branding is the lifeblood of any business. It distinguishes you from your competitors and helps your products and services stand out in an ever-crowded market.<p>Creating a definitive brand story for your company can propel it to the next level and truly resonate with customers on the value of your …

Marketing

Storytelling and Racial Healing

I recently returned from a storytelling school in a small coastal town on the North Channel of Northern Ireland. I spent a week with a small group of …

Black Lives Matter

Viewer's Advice for Creating a Time-Lapse That Is Not Boring

I don't make time-lapses, but as a viewer I frequently happen to find time-lapse videos that I can't or don't watch at all. Here are my tips for all …

Photography

Six Common Problems With Long Series

We love long series here at Mythcreants. Sometimes it takes more than one novel or season of TV to properly tell a story. There’s nothing like the …

Writing

What Taramani, Kaatru Veliyidai, Iraivi tell us about abusive men, and the women in their lives

Arul is hunched over a smoking gun, in a railway station, after having just murdered his friend Michael. A brutally tortured prisoner of war, VC, in …

Feminism

A Night with a Black Spider: Charming ordinariness of the people in Ambai's stories are this collection’s strength

In reading Ambai’s new short story collection, <i>A Night with a Black Spider — Stories</i>, translated by Aniruddhan Vasudevan from the Tamil, I’ve …

Books