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Sep 8, 2014

The Power of Storytelling: He Wants to See You. Now.

The phone rang. Focused on the words on my computer screen, I absentmindedly picked up the phone. “He wants to see you.” “Now?” I asked. “Now.” I grabbed my suit coat (that’s what we wore in those days) and made a mad dash down my building’s back stairs to the...
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Sep 7, 2014

The Power of Storytelling: When Numbers Become Stories

A dilapidated stove sits on the back porch, along with some broken furniture and a bag of tattered clothing. A volunteer and I knock on the paint peeled door, unsure of what to expect. Lock jiggling, we see a brown eye peering through the crack. “We are here from Love...
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Aug 22, 2014

Submit Your Story (Linkup): The Power of Storytelling at Work

From 2010-2012, I worked at a charity which resettled refugees from all over the world. In cooperation with the U.S. State Department and national resettlement services, our agency helped these victims of war and persecution to start over in the United States. We provided them with a furnished apartment, pocket...
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Aug 12, 2014

Community Post: Not Another Team Like It

Ten years ago, I was hired by a company I used to work for. My job was dealing with issues that had unexpectedly landed in the company’s lap, issues for which it had no current experience. I had the experience they were looking for. The first year was almost magical...
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Aug 4, 2014

Share Your Story: Helping Employees Fulfill Dreams

I still remember how exhausted I felt during those early years in the newsroom. The daily grind of breaking news was breaking me. And I needed a break from covering natural disasters and political scandals. Like most reporters I knew, I dreamed of being untethered from the daily news, long...
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Jul 30, 2014

Your Work Matters: On Slow Work

I am currently an administrative assistant in the head office of a large nonprofit. I was hired to assist with marketing and communications and spend most days waiting for tasks, answering the occasional email, and working on social media projects. Often I have hours (and hours) which I am free...
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