Well, why not disrupt nonprofits? Every once in a while, I come across something that makes me sit back on my heels and think. These guys did it through the power of video storytelling. They led me to their Facebook page and then to their website where I was blown away again by the idea […]
I was stunned. I walked outside from the bank to see a pile of 20s littering the ground, being picked up and scattered by the wind. There must have been thousands of dollars worth of bills there. Now, THAT’s something you don’t see every day. I dove for them to keep them from flying away. […]
A deep conversation led to this guest post on the Axiom News blog…
Lisa Chron believes our ability to share stories is a superpower. “Story was more important to our evolution than opposable thumbs.” It kept us from eating poisonous berries because we learned of others who had and died from eating them. She advises, “We turn to story to learn how to navigate reality.” Story translates ideas […]
Watch this 6-minute-video on how your donors are changed by the stories you tell about your organization: The Future of Storytelling.
I write for a number of nonprofits that offer services to people with disabilities. I’m always fascinated by people’s stories of learning how to adapt to difficult situations. There’s much for everyone to learn. The following is a beautiful story of a judo enthusiast. Enjoy! Knowing How To Fall from lonely cactus on Vimeo.
I was about to interview an accomplished pianist, who happened to be blind, for a nonprofit’s fundraising letter. Why did you get into your line of work? he asked me before we started. Well, I responded, I am intrigued by resiliency. I am interested in how people find a way to solve major problems or […]
Take a look at this article from Forbes: Increase Customer Acquisition by 400% with Storytelling by Christine Comaford
Nonprofits and small businesses often don’t have the resources to hire professional videographers to create video stories. But these days, there are many free or low-cost tools that can be used. The script is key. Once you have a good story, everything else can fall into place — even if your photos and footage have […]