The power of the anecdote: What’s your story?

I recently worked “one on one” with a high profile media training client who I would describe as highly educated, well-spoken and with an impressive resume. I took him through my normal paces- some classroom content followed by mock interview training. His...

Video Storytelling: Knowing when to shut up

Have you ever caught yourself screaming while watching a video story on local TV news or on-line, begging the narrator or reporter to shut up! Yeah, me too. (I hope I didn’t violate my own rules during my TV reporting years?) Some times the story simply tells...

Storytelling vs. video production. There is a big difference.

I recently emceed a charity event and had the opportunity to listen to Dylan Nolle’s life story. Dylan is now a grown man and married but he was born with a condition known as Arthrogryposis Multiple Congentila. In simple terms, the birth defect left him with...