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By Todd Dewett | Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Storytelling in the workplace: Management Tips

Storytelling in the office

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This week we’ll dive into one of my favorite topics: storytelling. Using stories as a communication device can ensure that your message is understood and remembered. Why is that? Good stories inspire the listener, tap into emotions, and involve characters who are dealing with issues the listener truly cares about. When you capture your listeners’ emotions, they listen—and become truly engaged.

By Mark Tapio Kines | Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Why Do Movies Have a Three-Act Structure?

3-act-structure

You’ve probably heard that most feature films tell their stories with a three-act structure. So what are these three acts? The beginning, the middle, and the end?

Well … no.

Instead, let’s call them the Buildup (Act 1), the Adventure (Act 2), and the Resolution (Act 3).

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