Explorations

Human behavior, storytelling, and more.

Storytelling

storytelling

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How Storytelling Unlocks Our Massive Capacity For Sustained Attention

In 2015, the Internet blew up with a shocking new statistic: "humans have an 8-second attention span. Less than that of a goldfish! And it's getting...

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storytelling

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How Writing Helps Us Grow From Trauma

Bruce Lee died too young.

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storytelling

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The Most Underrated Skill Of The Modern Business Person

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn.

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oscars

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Data Reveals What's Really Afoot With Hollywood's Diversity & inclusion Problem

An analysis of Hollywood’s actor funnel, Feat: the 2015 Oscars

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storytelling filmmaking sequels

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What The Paradox of Sequels Teaches Us About Good Storytelling

How important is originality in filmmaking? Instead of heading to the theater for Batman vs. Superman or My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 last week, I took...

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Scientists Read My Brain To Teach Me About The Power Of Storytelling

I want to tell you about the last time I cried.

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filmmaking cliches

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What movie cliches can teach you about becoming a better writer

Moviegoers love a nice cliché. At least, if ticket sales for superhero comic films are any indication.

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storytelling

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Storytellers: Make Your Audience Feel Smart

The other day, I was struck by a quote I read. It was in a blog post about vulnerability by Adam Grant (Wharton professor and author of Originals)....

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storytelling

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Ben Franklin's Secret Method To Becoming A Better Writer

When Benjamin Franklin was a boy, he yearned for a life at sea. This worried his father, so the two toured the various trades in 18th-century Boston...

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storytelling for change

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Leading Change Management Through The Power Of Storytelling

explorations > Teamwork > Trust   In March 2020, the consulting firm Odgers Berndtson asked 2,000 senior executives at $50mm+...

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