#AdventBookClub: Day 5: The Power of Story

So, as I'm already in this 'mode', decided to start the day with Advent Reading…  These lists of genealogies are quite hard to get to grips with! As a historian I am looking for more of the stories attached to these people, rather than just a list of names (probably why I find 'mechanical museums' which focus on the technology, rather than the use that people made of them, and how they lived with that…

#TDC13 Workshop: The Power of Story

This afternoon I'm at this workshop: Great leaders beginning with the Alexander the Great, have long known the emotional power of story in helping engage people behind a cause or a company. Today more than ever in our chaotic world of information overload, facts are not enough.  We want something that’s meaningful, a message that is compelling and memorable. Similarly, understanding our own story helps us to relate to others and the world around us,…