Digital StoryTelling Network is proud and excited to bring you
Digital Educator and Virtual Instructor and Founder of DSN
Inner Mojo of StoryTelling~Why it Matters
Join: Bernajean Porter
Tuesday ... October 9
8 PM ET, 7PM CT, 6 PM MT, 5 PM PT
" The most powerful person in the world is the story teller." - Steve Jobs.
Explore the science and data that is now backing up the long held belief that the art of storytelling is the most enduring, powerful means for learning, communicating, decision-making, and igniting action in our fast-learning, fast-changing world. Stories shape us – shape our world, our thinking, our way of life and our possibilities. Whoever tells the best story wins. Take the challenge of mastering storytelling’s “inner mojo” secrets that will rev up anyone’s influence on the world.
Long, long ago and still today . . . storytelling has the influence power to capture imaginations; influence decisions; activate the whole brain; create memory structures; drive decisions; connect us with humanity; along with making ideas, concepts and visions real in a way that cold, hard facts only can't. Digital storytelling is so much more than making multimedia products IF you know the secrets. Applied storytelling [14 categories] achieves practical outcomes for leadership; businesses; and serves know-how teachers in activating "sticki" learning and thinking, inspiring understanding of concepts using the power of storytelling artfully and purposefully
Bernajean Porter brings over 35 years of joyful experience working globally while teaching the wonders and possibilities of digital tools. AKA author of numerous books; writer of murder mystery dinner games, designing escape rooms; running media-making summer camps; hosting online graduate courses in "The Art of Multimedia Communications"; international speaker and consultant; speech and debate coach; media-maker of films, animations, visual storytelling, virtual worlds, and photo stories while exploring emerging technologies galore . . . renown as an enthusiastic promoter of ANYTHING increasing joy, spirit and outrageous possibilities in all aspects of life for kids and adults . . . and now . . . Digital Storytelling Coach and Know-How Party Maker!
Likes: Watching stars, designing group events, mountain living, learning anytime anywhere, moon glows, adventure travel, can-do attitudes, mangoes, magic, building community spirit, lilacs, ATV-ing mountain trails, a good storytelling - unleashing potential for learners and living life juicy!
Dislikes: Rules of all kinds. Loose ends. Stale strawberry licorice. People insisting on having their negative and limiting beliefs about life and possibilities. Letting worst fears rule the day. Accepting narrow choices. And milking cows.
Life Philosophy: Da Um Jeitinho – there is always a way - let us make it happen together!