Innovation storytelling isn't just limited to magazines like WIRED, blogs on Medium or TikTok videos. A powerful fictional story, like the one in the award-winning novel Five Little Indians will inform and inspire changes in the way we think and act. But telling the right story at the right time
I remember the first time I gave someone a goat for Christmas. Not literally, of course. But I made a donation to a charity that used the money to buy a goat for a family in need overseas. And I loved doing it. The charity told me a future story
If you want to take your newsletter to the next level, check out how the World Wildlife Fund Canada does it in their Field Notes. This is by far the best innovation newsletter I've seen. It's not just interesting and informative – it makes me want to give money every single
When I was 16, my best friend's Mom got me a job in the Sears sporting goods department (because that's how the world worked). For the most part, it was a dream – decent pay, fun co-workers, a store discount, and good bosses. But I ran into trouble with the dress
Last week's Futurpreneur story pitch session reminded me of a few things I thought I'd pass along. * Everyone is stretched impossibly thin. Although the session was free, registration was low. * Many entrepreneurs still don't know why or how to tell their story. It's not something most participants had even thought
A decade ago in Texas, 90% of defendants charged with capital offences were being executed under the death penalty. Most of them were Black. Then, a self-described "ragtag" legal team decided to try to change things. In just six years, they dropped that number from 90% to less than 1.
When I set out to make a documentary about a group of HIV+ widows in Zambia in 1995, I expected to find a community that was destitute, dying. Instead, I was met with song, dance, food, laughter and love – a vibrancy that literally brought the village to life. Rather than