The value of narrative knowledge in all types of decision-makingApril 28, 2020
In the last entry, I cited an additional element of narrative that began to interest me during my doctoral...0
An enlightening illustration of the power of narrative for memoryNovember 11, 2019
Not long ago, I was listening to an interview with the renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Before getting to...
Even a superficial personal narrative can be compelling: Part OneMarch 31, 2017
In the past weeks and months, I have put forth on several occasions my opinion that neither Hillary Clinton...
In search of the power behind Trump’s superficial narrative: Part OneMarch 17, 2017
This week, I continue my examination of the effectiveness of Donald Trump’s personal narrative. At first, my plan was to...
How personal storytelling builds trust with listenersFebruary 17, 2017
In a post two weeks ago, I put forth my view that, during the entire campaign, Hillary Clinton missed...
How to lose an electionDecember 22, 2016
John Kerry’s storytelling failure: As we observed in the previous post, I noticed a similar phenomenon in the presidential...
A great leader writes a new story: exampleMay 14, 2015
One of my favorite Brazilian proverbs says “When we dream alone, it is just a dream. But when we dream...
The art of reframing any type of workMarch 19, 2015
When we have a certain framework running around in our heads, it tends to shape the way we look at just about...
Engagement changes everythingFebruary 19, 2015
Wherever I have worked or consulted in organizations, I have made something of a habit of telling everyone in...