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December 2021 Tell Us Something Newsletter

A return to live in-person storytelling events requires your input!

Why Communication Skills Are Key To Leading A Startup

John Spence, in his classic book “Awesomely Simple” says that the single biggest problem he has to deal with in client companies worldwide is the lack of open, honest, robust, and courageous communication. He narrows down the problem to the following six aspects of communication, and I agree:

November 2021 Tell Us Something Newsletter

The Tell Us Something Board of Directors had our first official meeting on Saturday, October 30, 2021. We were able to knock out all of the agenda items in 90 minutes!

October 2021 Tell Us Something Newsletter

When I announce the theme of a Tell Us Something event and put out a call for storytellers, I usually hear from around 30 people who pitch their stories. From those 30, 8 are selected to share their story.

September Tell Us Something News – In-Person Storytelling Event Review

As the smoke clears out of the valley and temperatures drop, I am remembering what a lovely evening we had out at Bonner Park Bandshell last month. If you missed it, be sure to subscribe to the Tell Us Something podcast.

‘Tell Us Something’ moves outside for summer comeback – “Forward to Better” – 8/10 – 6:00PM – Bonner Park, Missoula

You’ll hear true stories, 10 minutes each, delivered by community members, without notes. There are seven stories and eight storytellers, as one is told by a two-person team.

Restoring a Sense of Belonging: The Unsung Importance of Casual Relationships for Older Adults

“Feeling connected to other people, not just the people who are closest to you, turns out to be incredibly important,”

Nerd Nite SF returns to Rickshaw Stop with guerilla gardening and lots of cursing – Is Your Community Ready to Host a Nerd Night?

A typical Nerd Nite includes three experts giving 20-minute lectures. A presenter might speak about why baroque music was the jazz of the 18th century or explain sharks’ ability to detect nearby electricity. In addition to some serious science, there’s typically a lot of cursing and a lot of beer.

Positively Montana Full Episode July 25

The focus of Positively Montana is to feature people doing good things; people trying to make a difference and good things happening to people who need help.

Your story is interesting, but only if you tell it

“I call storytelling ‘the leader’s superpower’ because telling a story is more engaging, inspiring and motivating than anything else you can say,”