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A Short Story About Story Giovanni Rodriguez Spring 2017 SF State The Silicon Valley Story Lab

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  1. 1. A Short Story About Story Giovanni Rodriguez Spring 2017 SF State The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  2. 2. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Pre-read from a colleague
  3. 3. I was a shy science/math kid who really struggled speaking in public. It was painful. The Silicon Valley Story Lab My story
  4. 4. I was a shy science/math kid who really struggled speaking in public. It was painful. With the help of a few great teachers I discovered I had a gift for communicating with the written word. The Silicon Valley Story Lab My story
  5. 5. I was a shy science/math kid who really struggled speaking in public. It was painful. With the help of a few great teachers I discovered I had a gift for communicating with the written word. Ultimately, this gave me the confidence to work with some of the greatest organizations, and help them communicate across a wide range of media -- online and offline. The Silicon Valley Story Lab My story
  6. 6. I was a shy science/math kid who really struggled speaking in public. It was painful. With the help of a few great teachers I discovered I had a gift for communicating with the written word. Ultimately, this gave me the confidence to work with some of the greatest organizations, and help them communicate across a wide range of media -- online and offline. Along the way, I learned a few things about story, humanitys greatest social tool. The Silicon Valley Story Lab My story
  7. 7. The Silicon Valley Story Lab One: why story?
  8. 8. Story is the most effective and time-honored way to depict a personal journey, and in a way that motivates others to follow. The Silicon Valley Story Lab One: why story?
  9. 9. Story is the most effective and time-honored way to depict a personal journey, and in a way that motivates others to follow. Its how weve been wired to come together since the beginning of time. The Silicon Valley Story Lab One: why story?
  10. 10. On coming together: its about enlisting, educating, and empowering people to become better members of the tribe (what today we call community). The Silicon Valley Story Lab One: why story?
  11. 11. On coming together: its about enlisting, educating, and empowering people to become better members of the tribe (what today we call community). How: by helping to create collective tribal stories (what today we call narrative). The Silicon Valley Story Lab One: why story?
  12. 12. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Two: but story lost something over time The talking stick
  13. 13. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Two: but story lost something over time All stories used to be conversational -- with call and response -- because all events used to be live. The talking stick
  14. 14. Three: stories can be space-binding The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  15. 15. Three: stories can be space-binding The Silicon Valley Story Lab Harold Innis: through modern media, stories increasingly help people come together over large geographical distances.
  16. 16. Four: stories can also be time-binding The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  17. 17. Four: stories can also be time-binding The Silicon Valley Story Lab Throughout time, stories have helped people come together over great temporal distances (think of art, history, religion, and The Great Conversation).
  18. 18. Five: story can exist in any media and format The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  19. 19. The Silicon Valley Story Lab As long as it has purpose, conflict, and resolution (more about that in a bit), story can be as short as a slogan or a bumper ad, or as long a serialized novel/TV show. Five: story can exist in any media and format
  20. 20. Six: stories do not need to be linear The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  21. 21. Six: stories do not need to be linear The Silicon Valley Story Lab Even if it does have purpose, conflict, and resolution, the heros journey can have fits, starts, and pivots.
  22. 22. The Silicon Valley Story Lab story structure
  23. 23. Seven: purpose The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  24. 24. Seven: purpose The Silicon Valley Story Lab All stories begin when the hero sets out in pursuit of something he or she wants.
  25. 25. Eight: conflict The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  26. 26. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Inevitably, the hero encounters obstacles. The bigger the obstacles, the better the story. Eight: conflict
  27. 27. Nine: resolution The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  28. 28. The Silicon Valley Story Lab The story ends, in the interim, when the conflict is resolved. Nine: resolution
  29. 29. Ten: transformation The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  30. 30. The Silicon Valley Story Lab But there can be no resolution without transformation. And transformation is about accepting ones gift, which comes naturally and through instruction. Ten: transformation
  31. 31. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  32. 32. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  33. 33. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  34. 34. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  35. 35. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Whats your story? Three questions: Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  36. 36. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Whats your story? Three questions: 1. What do you want to do with your life? (purpose) Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  37. 37. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Whats your story? Three questions: 1. What do you want to do with your life? (purpose) 2. Whats standing in your way? (conflict) Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  38. 38. The Silicon Valley Story Lab Whats your story? Three questions: 1. What do you want to do with your life? (purpose) 2. Whats standing in your way? (conflict) 3. How can we help you? (resolution/transformation) Eleven: story can be taught -- narrative is the modern talking stick
  39. 39. The Silicon Valley Story Lab question
  40. 40. The Silicon Valley Story Lab what happened to story?
  41. 41. The Silicon Valley Story Lab About that pre-read ...
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  44. 44. The Silicon Valley Story Lab
  45. 45. The Silicon Valley Story Lab teasing out the gift
  46. 46. The Silicon Valley Story Lab final thoughts
  47. 47. The Silicon Valley Story Lab thank you