Category Archives: Discernment

THE TERRITORIES OF MEANING- STORIES QUESTIONS TELL

Where are we when we ask WHY? What direction in time are we drawn to? Not the future normally. “Why” is not found up ahead, though it might well be that we did what we did because of what we … Continue reading

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SOME IMPLICATIONS OF THE LATEST STUDIES OF MEMORY

At a recent meeting of master storytellers in LA, we got a chance to share where we thought the frontiers of our work were. As folks would note from previous posts, I think the recent studies on memory are a … Continue reading

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WISDOM AND YOUTH

The impatient lad pleaded with the wise man who seemed too slow to see how cruel the world had become. The lad could see it was no use. Don’t you see? he asked…. I see, sure enough, the wise man … Continue reading

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Stories Matter, but which Matter more?

  We know that stories count-the story I am telling you is what has power. But we also know that maybe this is a tad too simple-something else may matter even more! It is not the story I am telling … Continue reading

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Living up to our Opportunities

OUR LIVES ARE TOO SMALL ( Notes to Myself on a cold Washington day) … And so We end up living our multidimensional lives in one dimension, walking through the mountains and the valleys, staying resolutely on the plane, seeing … Continue reading

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Story-smart, Story-competent, or Storywise? Our 2012 Manifesto

LEARNING TO BE STORY-COMPETENT Everyone can learn to tell a good story.  A lot of great courses and great teachers will train you how, and no wonder they are popular.  But not all of them offer the same thing. Storytelling … Continue reading

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