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Leading Through Stories: Unveiling the Impact of a Story Screening

The latest episode of our podcast, “Unveiling the Power of Personal Narratives: A Deep Dive into Digital Storytelling,” delves into the fascinating realm of digital narratives. Esteemed guests Cindy McDonald, Kristie Oswald, and Kathleen Shearer share their unique experiences and perspectives, highlighting the profound moments that inspired their stories and the art of crafting theseContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: Unveiling the Impact of a Story Screening”

Leading Through Stories: LIVE from Kids Brain Health Network

In a world where healthcare is a complex maze to navigate, particularly for parents of children with unique health conditions like Rett Syndrome, the power of digital storytelling comes into sharp focus. This form of communication has emerged as an incredibly powerful tool, enabling empathy, understanding, and shared experiences within the healthcare community. Melanie Birch,Continue reading “Leading Through Stories: LIVE from Kids Brain Health Network”

Leading Through Stories: Empowering Rare Disease Families

In the world of healthcare, storytelling has become an integral tool for communication, advocacy, and education. This becomes even more crucial in the realm of rare diseases, where each family’s journey is unique and laden with profound insights and experiences. Our recent podcast episode features Krystle Schofield, a Common Language Digital Storytelling facilitator, who offersContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: Empowering Rare Disease Families”

Leading Through Stories: When Your World Stops

Digital storytelling is a powerful tool in the realm of health and wellness. It allows individuals to capture and share their experiences in a deeply emotional and engaging way. This was the focus of our recent podcast episode where we sat down with Jennifer, a congenital heart parent and advocate. Jennifer shared her journey withContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: When Your World Stops”

Leading Through Stories: Enhancing Storyteller Wellbeing

In the first podcast episode of Season 3 of Leading Through Stories, we dive deep into the world of digital storytelling with Mike Lang, the founder of Common Language Digital Storytelling. Mike discusses the importance of storyteller wellbeing, an aspect that is often overlooked but plays a critical role in the process of creating andContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: Enhancing Storyteller Wellbeing”

Leading Through Stories: What’s Next

We’re heading into summer break in the northern hemisphere. It’s nice to imagine those eight weeks flowing by as a series of restorative events that re-connect us with family and renew our connection to ourselves. Creating an action plan for the summer may sound counterintuitive, but it is essential to ensure the weeks don’t flyContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: What’s Next”

Leading Through Stories: Think Back, Look Ahead

Two years ago, our plans and goals for our lives and businesses changed. Most of us had to hit pause as we endured the restrictions of a global pandemic. Now as those constraints finally seem to be easing, it’s time to dust off those plans, revisit them, and decide if a new set of goalsContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: Think Back, Look Ahead”

Leading Through Stories: The Impact of Gratitude

In its simplest form, gratitude is the expression of appreciation for something or someone, and it is given freely with nothing expected in return. But did you know that giving thanks can actually make you happier and healthier? Living in a state of gratitude can be life-changing, not only for you, but for the peopleContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: The Impact of Gratitude”

Leading Through Stories: Live Well Lead Well

In moments when we find it difficult to lead from where we stand, it is important to reflect on what we are feeling and thinking. Recognizing where you are mentally, emotionally, and physically is the first step to raising your vibe. Do you take the time to ask yourself what you are doing to liveContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: Live Well Lead Well”

Leading Through Stories: The Gift of Grief

It is human nature to try to help our friends, neighbours, family, and friends though their grief. This compulsion to offer advice, or say something we think will ease the pain, often serves to diminish the feelings people are experiencing, and can sometimes even cause harm, despite our best intentions. It is important to knowContinue reading “Leading Through Stories: The Gift of Grief”