In developing your foundational story, ask yourself, what story can I tell that best captures the quintessential me? (And, as mentioned earlier, you may find that you need more than one story to express the quintessential you.) Develop that story or stories, and the stories in Chapter 3 and beyond will be much easier to generate.
Quintessential You Story Resources
Denning, S. (2005). The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Joe Lambert, Digital Storytelling Cookbook
Simmons, A. (2006). The Story Factor: Inspiration, Influence, and Persuasion through Storytelling. Cambridge. MA: Basic Books.
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