Storytelling Blog

7. März 2019

How to enhance learning with storytelling?

As nowadays every smartphone is giving more pieces of information within seconds than any expert in the field, the focus of teaching should be laid on the mixture of theory, critical thinking and interactive exchange focused on how to transfer the “lessons learned” into the praxis. Therefore our role as […]
7. März 2019

How to crash 9 myths on demotivated students?

How to crash nine myths on demotivated students nowadays? And how to enhance learning with storytelling and story sharing? Nowadays, teaching and learning are mingling and time and energy investment in collaborative working to enhance collective intelligence is an important step to enrich the process of educating. Why? Because young […]
26. Januar 2019

What if we introduced more beauty to our life stories?

Inspirations from the BEAUTY Exhibition by Sagmeister & Walsh at the MAK in Vienna Entering the exhibition feels like diving into a secret magic space. Tiny drops of water, forming a transparent “fog screen” are stroking my skin when I cross the space between the profanum of the streets of […]
19. September 2018

How does storytelling affect our brains?

Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives—the power to retell it, rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change—truly are powerless, because they cannot think new thoughts. Salman Rushdie Human brains are wired to organize communication processes into stories. […]
19. August 2018

What can we learn from „1001 Nights“?

One of the most wonderful ways to get to know different cultural circles and discover values transported in the stories is listening to and reading myths, fairy tales and legends from around the world. Diving into the magic worlds of stories can be an eye opener and an invitation to […]
27. Januar 2018

How to be a better leader with TING? Storylistening for leaders

What are you actually doing when you listen to someone else speaking? Do you really listen to their story? While listening to someone talking our brain works in the accelerated manner, so that we actually hear many voices. The voice of the teller can be rather weak in comparison with […]
10. Januar 2018

If you had an eight-day week, what would you do on day number 8?

19. Dezember 2017

When are you calling a place home?

 
1. Dezember 2017

Advent calendar

I would like to invite you to lay back and open one window in the advent calendar on this site. You may grab a cup of hot chocolate, have a ginger bread and think of YOUR answer to the 24 questions. Every window hides a combination of a visual story, an inspiring quote and an empowering question. Enjoy
30. November 2017

With whom are you sharing joy of waiting?

 
20. November 2017

What are you grateful for today?

 
1. November 2017

What are you letting go?

What is it like to let go? How does it feel, when YOU let go? What sensations in your body are you aware of? Are you taking a deep breath in and out?
24. Oktober 2017

Where is your name? Where is my name?

A name is not only part of our identity but also part of an “agreement” or what I call an unwritten rule, “who can call us how, when and where”. It is tight with respect and ...
17. Oktober 2017

Why Storytelling in the intercultural Communication?

You might be asking why storytelling in the intercultural communication? Exactly this question marked the beginning of my journey towards the storytelling approach