From Dan Pink to John Moore to Steve Jobs

Thanks to all three for leading me here to hear an inspirational message for the new year. (I’m not a poet who don’t know it … just an alliterative fool).

(Navigate to Steve Jobs’ commencement address in the right hand column)

And what is the content of the message? Stories. 3 to be exact.

Happy New Year. Stay hungry and stay foolish.


Whats your story by Dan Pink

Found this nearly decade-old article from Fast Company by one of my favorite writers. It’s about Dana Winslow Atchley IIIDana Winslow Atchley III, who by 1998 was developing a business client list by promoting brand identity with a combination of one-man theatre and digital video storytelling. Mr. Atchley founded a digital storytelling film festival in Colorado, which lasted 5 years. Mr. Atchley died in 2000 of complications of a bone marrow transplant.

20-20 presentation brevity equals pecha-kucha

That’s the Japanese term pronounced pa-CHOTCH-ka. It’s like the visual presentation version of haiku — a standup that limits itself to 20 slides with 20 seconds each. Learn more about it at pecha-kucha dot org. This entertaining example is by Dan Pink: Emotionally Intelligent Signage.