Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The Importance of Story

storytelling as a mechanism for knowledge capture & transfer within project teams. See a presentation on that subject here -> Stories, Projects & Knowledge Management. Here’s another article on Using Stories to Share Knowledge.

Stories have a ton of good qualities. They help set context. They help share values and beliefs. There are lots of good things about stories.

But the most important is one that we often overlook. It’s the importance of YOUR story to your life.

Chris Brogan pointed toward Donald Miller’s A Million Miles in a Thousand Years (affiliate link) a few months ago.

Chris recently said the following about Miller’s book: “It’s about the importance of living your life as if you’re the main character in an important story.”