Celebrating Pride (Beyond Pride Month)
Pride Month may be wrapping up, but that doesn’t mean we should stop celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community. One way to do so? Watch, read, or listen to positive and honest media representations of the LGBTQIA+ community (“Netflix and diversify” your stories, if you will). Here, we’ve assembled a list of films and TV shows that share and champion the stories of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Juneteenth: An American Holiday
Juneteeth is an annual holiday that commemorates the end of slavery. On June 19, 1865—two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation—Major General Gordon Granger led Union soldiers into Galveston, Texas to free the last of nearly four million enslaved African Americans.
Best Practices for Zoom Webinars & Virtual Conferences
We’ve leaned into virtual communication with our team via Zoom, and we’re helping many of our clients do the same. This guide is a basic orientation for anyone new to Zoom conferencing and webinars—if you’re considering hosting one for your company, keep reading for information that might make the thought a little less intimidating.
Understanding Icons that Work
Icons are important because images communicate faster and broader than language. Images are received information, meaning you need no formal education to understand their meaning.
You Are a Storyteller: The Myth of the Overnight Success
In this week’s episode, Brian talks about the release of his new graphic novel, “Old Souls,” and the journey from first word to launch.
You Are a Storyteller: The Power of Simplicity
In this week’s episode, we discuss how understanding the power of simplicity allows you to make creative decisions that better serve your story.
You Are a Storyteller: Why Being a Storyteller Matters
In this week’s episode, we’re going back to the basics. You now have a good base for how to construct a story. Here, we tell you why it’s worth it.
You Are a Storyteller: Writing From a Place of Truth
To develop as a storyteller, writers must learn to avoid certain traps. One trap is the temptation to create from a place of ego—making choices to stand out rather than to serve the story.
You Are a Storyteller: Directing Q&A
In this week’s episode of You Are a Storyteller, we continue our special two-part Q&A series by answering questions about directing. Once again, we collected all manner of storytelling questions from our faithful followers on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
You Are a Storyteller: Writing Q&A
In this week’s episode of You Are a Storyteller, we take a break in our regularly scheduled programming to answer questions from our audience! We collected all manner of storytelling questions from our faithful followers on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Video Marketing 101
Video consumption isn’t just prolific—it’s effective. Aberdeen Group found that video marketers get 66 percent more qualified leads per year and achieve a 54 percent increase in brand awareness. And when used strategically, video has the power to help you meet your business objectives, whether that’s increased sales or better customer service.
You Are a Storyteller: The Power of Story
One of the most powerful ways to move people is through stories. They contain the wisdom we need to survive. They’re essential for us as we live in and navigate the world around us.