Story is Everything

The Six Kinds of Stories

Communicate with Stories! Narrate a virtual experience that prompts new insights and beliefs in the hearts, minds and souls of your listeners.

Six stories that accelerate collaboration and communication.

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Story is the DNA of all meaning –nothing is important without the story you tell yourself about it.

Annette Simmons
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Territorial Games

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Whoever Tells the Best Story Wins

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The Story Factor

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Drinking From A Different Well

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Annette’s latest book, “Drinking from a Different Well: How Women’s Stories Change What Power Means in Action” offers a way to create dynamic and unprecedented change in the way we have structured our society, a change that could save us all from global warming, poorly implemented artificial intelligence, or the spread of pandemics.

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Trust is a dance that starts when we share our stories.

Recent Blog Posts

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Storyteller’s Confession: My Secret Mission

I’ve been trying to infiltrate the halls of power for decades. My secret mission is to increase the diversity of thought by teaching those without a voice how to tell their stories and by teaching leaders how to find and retell stories that broaden everyone’s understanding.

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Stories with a Moral Blueprint – part 8 of 8

We need a Magic School for Storytellers Thirty years before J. K. Rowling created Harry Potter, Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea series imagined a magic school that taught apprentice sorcerers how to avoid abusing the power of magic. Le Guin points out early in the series that “even to light a candle is to cast a

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Stories with a Moral Blueprint – part 7 of 8

Truth in Storytelling When I wrote the first edition of The Story Factor twenty years ago, I began with the idea that people don’t want more information. They want faith in you and your positive intentions. I never suspected that two decades later we’d be discussing an explosion of stories that intentionally undermine this faith. Without

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