To start the new year, a few places where you can go for stories for and about business.
Once upon a venture. Stories of entrepreneurs and how they started their business. The topics range from pickles to film production studios, told in stories that are real, yet fun; serious yet funny. These are not lectures on tape; they are the real words of the not-so-famous man or woman who offers you good solid tips from the gut. Podcast or listen online. (Twitter @camelgraph)
London – February 16. Storytelling for Business Leaders Workshop. Shawn Callahan, one of the leaders in the business storytelling community, teaches this workshop for anyone wanting to improve their ability to find and tell their own stories within a business context – about your business or as a company leader. (Twitter: Forever Blue. Any Tuesday evening in Boston, you can drop by Out of the Blue Gallery in Cambridge and join Kevin, Laura Packer, and other storytellers from the area. (Twitter: @storylaura)
If you are looking for storytelling events near you, the National Storytelling Network is a good place to start.