Politicians and trustJuly 3, 2020
Most of the time, I hesitate to bring up any type of political matter here, unless there is a...0
Storytelling in formal presentations: mixing the rational with the personalSeptember 11, 2017
After my last post, concerning the growing polarization in politics and in society at large, I fully intended to...
Three lessons we might learn from Hillary Clinton’s electoral defeatJuly 20, 2017
Though I have now written a good deal about Mrs Clinton’s discourse during her campaign for the presidency, several...
“Nobody predicted this”: How Donald Trump’s narrative persuaded Middle AmericaApril 12, 2017
Our last post closed with a cursory discussion of Donald Trump’s use of personal narrative during his successful campaign...
Even a superficial personal narrative can be compelling: Part TwoApril 5, 2017
Continuing on our theme from last time, it should be clear to anyone reading this that I have lamented...
The psychology of storytellingMarch 2, 2017
My post from two weeks ago “How personal storytelling builds trust with listeners” (dated 17 February), drew a number...
Why is personal narrative so important in politics?February 2, 2017
For me as a blogger, the American presidential election and its aftermath have become a gift that just keeps...
How to use story in high-tech settingsNovember 27, 2014
Last week was a busy one. I was in Buenos Aires for Entrepreneurship Week, invited to speak at four...