One woman's street-corner cardboard sign that'll make you want to join her with one of your own

One woman's street-corner cardboard sign that'll make you want to join her with one of your own

Like thousands of people in cities all over the world, Kristin Pedemonti spends much of her time on the sidewalk holding a sign. And like many, her sign is cardboard with hand-written letters in faded black marker. It’s a familiar scene. Most people walk by without even noticing her. Others see her and her sign…

Book Review - Using Stories to Teach and Inspire Your Children

from the Family Focus Blog An expert trainer in leadership and storytelling techniques, Paul Smith has found that stories are not only a powerful tool for engaging and motivating employees. A dedicated father of two, Paul routinely relies on stories to help his sons find solutions to challenges, from bouncing back from failure to dealing with bullies,…

Not sure you're doing this right (Response to the Hemingway 6-word challenge)

Not sure you're doing this right (Response to the Hemingway 6-word challenge)

I recently came across an online article inviting a group of business storytellers to take up the Hemingway 6-word challenge — that is to write their own story in only six words. [When he was challenged to do so, Hemingway famously responded: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”] I read further to see almost one hundred…