The making of Nelson Mandela as an outstanding communicator and teacherSeptember 5, 2022
In my experience as a student and teacher of leadership, I have found Nelson Mandela to be a rare...0
Structure, context and emotion—how narrative helps us learn and rememberMarch 2, 2020
After writing the previous entry, I realized how much more there is to say about the power of narrative...
Why we remember the storiesFebruary 9, 2020
In a recent post, we saw that grade school and graduate school classrooms are similar in at least one...
Stories can make any lesson far more powerfulJanuary 10, 2020
In the previous post, we saw that story’s sequential flow is a significant element of its power as a...
Why narrative stays so long in our mindsDecember 9, 2019
My recent reflecting on how Paul Revere became a household name in the United States got me thinking once...
Science vs. story: which approach is the most useful for learning?September 17, 2019
In the past weeks, I have written about my students’ capacity to recall, with high levels of precision and...
Why stories slide into our memories without effortAugust 28, 2019
We ended last time with the assertion that moving to narrative-based learning provoked significant, and truly positive, changes in...
When reality beats theory: why we learn so much from real-life eventsJuly 25, 2019
At the end of the last post, I commented that my decision to use the case method – where...
How teachers can have a lasting impactJuly 12, 2019
The previous post closed with a question I have been ruminating for many years, and in a variety of...
The power of using narrative in teachingJuly 1, 2019
About 20 years ago, when I was a professor at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, I made the...