Money, Money, Money, Money

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. […]

Stories are Our Superpower

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 […]

Knowing How to Fall

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.

Creating Video on the Cheap

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 […]