Learning Story

Learning Story

Doug Lipman [ Storytelling ] The natural method of storytelling does NOT involve writing out a script, or memorizing even an outline of any kind. The natural method of storytelling is all about repeatedly telling the story to people, noticing their response and changing the telling to get the response you want going forward — learning from each successive telling so that you

Hacking The Pentagon

Hacking The Pentagon

Eddie Izzard [ Storytelling ] Edward John “Eddie” Izzard is an English stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. His comedic style takes the form of rambling, whimsical monologue, and self-referential pantomime.The Computer Encore is from his 1997 Glorious performance at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. The full show is a glorious 99 minutes long and, strangely enough, appears to be the only Full Show not available

Full Humanity

Full Humanity

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [ Storytelling ] I would like to start by telling you about one of my greatest friends, Okoloma Maduewesi. Okoloma lived on my street and looked after me like a big brother. If I liked a boy, I would ask Okoloma’s opinion. Okoloma died in the notorious Sosoliso plane crash in Nigeria in December of 2005. Almost exactly seven years

Popular Media

Popular Media

Geena Davis [ Bias Networks, Storytelling ] I am here today because I share a very similar passion and mission with the Women’s Foundation — to support, encourage and advocate for women and girls to reach their full potential. About six years ago I founded my research Institute on Gender in Media because I wanted the data on one very specific thing: how

NYPD Trilogy

NYPD Trilogy

Paul Bacon, Steve Osborn & Richard Price [ The Moth ] An unauthorized nap puts a police officer in a compromising position. A classic stakeout takes an unexpected turn when a guy panics. A writer witnesses an all too common misunderstanding from the perspective of a young boy. FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Aurellen Guichard

Perfect Pitch

Perfect Pitch

Jon Steel [ Storytelling¬† ] I once met Steve Jobs. It was in 1997, just after he had returned to Apple Computer as interim CEO, or iCEO as he liked to call it. He had been brought back to save the company, and one of the changes he thought was needed to accomplish this objective was to change Apple’s advertising agency. He invited

A Kind of Paradise

A Kind of Paradise

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie [¬† Storytelling ] I’m a storyteller. And I would like to tell you a few personal stories about what I like to call “the danger of the single story.” I grew up on a university campus in eastern Nigeria. My mother says that I started reading at the age of two, although I think four is probably close to the