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Transformative Storytelling: An Improvisational Approach To Developing Stories That Educate, Motivate and Inspire Workshop Handout

Workshop designed and facilitated by Jude Treder-Wolff, LCSW, CGP. MT   “Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.”  Robert McKee On the intersection of improv - where we do not know what is going to happen and can only experience/create by giving up the need to know - and storytelling, where we know what has happened and seek to find meaning in it: "Life can only be understood backward, but must be lived forward." Soren Kierkagaard "Many business people have already discovered the power of storytelling in a practical sense - they have observed how compelling a well-constructed narrative can be. But recent scientific work is putting a much finer point on how just stories change our attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. "  Why Your Brain Loves A Good Story,  Harvard Business Review , Oct. 28, 2014 There have never been so many competing demands