Role Storming is a simple technique to awaken your creative mind to help you tap into your inner sage wisdom to resolve your problem. This also helps you to fine-tune your ability to self-direct your learning.
Your success in life will be determined largely by your ability to speak, your ability to write, and the quality of your ideas.
At the first meeting (or before), to help people get to know each other in the context of reading, a good question to ask everyone is: What do you enjoy about reading?
I considered extraneous words and details that I could eliminate and still get my point across. I wrote down several variations, and then said the words aloud until I was happy that I had achieved this.
When you reach a turning point in your WorkLife this is a significant point in time that can cause an irrevocable change in direction. Consider that perhaps it’s the time to create the next chapter of your WorkLife story – to start something different and better. And remember, your act of kindness may lead to a turning point for someone.
Just as reading great novels can transport you to another place and time, meals can conjure scenes very far away from your kitchen table.”
The opening line to your story can be simple, eloquent, informative, contradictory, startling, thrilling, curious, suspenseful … But it should propose a contract to your audience: If you keep listening, I’ll tell you a certain kind of story.
The feedback from the group was that the experience of reading and discussing a fiction book had helped develop and fine-tune their empathy. This was because they believed having been able to tap into the feelings of the characters in the book, they felt this would help them be more attuned to their colleague’s feelings in everyday WorkLife situations and have greater empathy because of that.
A six-word story is an entire story which can be crafted to impart a moral lesson, evoke a certain mood, create a sense of intrigue, or capture an important moment.
Your job as a storyteller is to get your character from point A to point B. Your character doesn’t have to be saving the world, but you have to get them there in the most interesting way possible. If you get them there by a straight line, that’s a pretty boring story. If you get them there by putting obstacles in the way, that requires going down unknown paths, which requires some bravery, then your story becomes more interesting … that’s Suspense …