“Stories are the single most powerful weapon in a leader’s arsenal.”Howard Gardner, Harvard University
Here are tips for using story as your weapon of mass construction at work, at school, at church or at home.
Stories have the power to build or break a nation but the strongest stories are those that start at home. Here’s one simple way to introduce the concept of storytelling in your family.
The power of sharing stories, praying together and working together across denominations played a huge role in the peaceful transition from apartheid to democracy in our country. Today, the Church remains a crucial role-player in bringing a much-needed message of reconciliation in our nation.
Schools are a place where storytelling happens naturally: during break times, on the sports field, during class when the teacher’s back is turned … Schools in South Africa are also a place where we hear the most precious stories of unlikely friendships forming – but also sometimes the most tragic stories of prejudice, bullying and racism.