“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.

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The power of story at church – and beyond

The power of story at church – and beyond

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.

Power of story in school

Power of story in school

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.