Seth’s Blog: The difference between a show and a story

Seth’s Blog: The difference between a show and a story. Get past the business reference for a moment and let’s take away the nugget that Seth Godin has for us:  Don’t worry so much about being cool, and worry a lot more about resonating your story with MY WORLDVIEW.  That is a powerful reminder forContinue reading “Seth’s Blog: The difference between a show and a story”

Power of a story (Brian Andreas)

  Original Blog Post from Ethan Zuckerman The crux of Andreas’ time was spent helping the audience understand the power of a story to build general awareness and support for what at times are complex scientific and techonological issues.  Here is an excerpt I wanted to share.   start with the first three rules: treatContinue reading “Power of a story (Brian Andreas)”

TED Blog: TED2009 minutes from Erik Hersman: Elizabeth Gilbert on ruining genius

TED Blog: TED2009 minutes from Erik Hersman: Elizabeth Gilbert on ruining genius. “Elizabeth weaves an insightful story of artists, success and pressure. She asks if she’s doomed. What if she never replicates the success of her past book? Is it rational or logical to be afraid of the work that we were put on thisContinue reading “TED Blog: TED2009 minutes from Erik Hersman: Elizabeth Gilbert on ruining genius”

TED09 CONFERENCE BEGINS – “What are we waiting for?”

“TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader.” This is basically a four-day who’s who event in Long Beach, CA.  For instance, Bill Gates spoke tonight and he was just a day one speaker.  The cruxContinue reading “TED09 CONFERENCE BEGINS – “What are we waiting for?””