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This Sounds Like Good News

June 11, 2015

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership, Get Into the Story

A man in detox tells the officials he needs to hurry up the process so he doesn’t miss playing bingo with his community, who are the homeless, the formerly incarcerated and their friends.Kathleen Atkinson shares the good news every time we talk.

Storytelling That Inspires

August 6, 2014

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership, Get Into the Story

Daniel Pryfogle reflects on the kind of narrative that lifts us from our seats and makes us cheer.

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Running Ragged or Running on Purpose?

May 21, 2014

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership, Get Into the Story

Have you worked extra long hours on a project, sweated the details in the heat of a deadline, raced toward the end while leaping across not one but multiple barriers like a steeplechase, and finally crossed the finish line, arms raised in triumph, only to be handed your next assignment?Sounds like the average week for many people.

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Busy Is Not Interesting

April 7, 2014

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership

In reply to the question “How are you doing?” most leaders say, “I'm busy.” So what. Busy is not interesting.

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The Story Is the Mission

April 24, 2013

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership, Get Into the Story

When my girls were young and we lived in the charming town of Alameda, Calif., we followed a story when we went to dinner at the Chinese restaurant that overlooks the city's main street.Parking behind the downtown buildings, we said we had to walk just so, at the buildings' edge, in single file, and circle round a pole in order to make the restaurant's secret door appear as we turned the corner.

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Renewing By Way of Losing

March 22, 2013

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership

What's the good in losing? I just watched Temple beat North Carolina State in the second round of the NCAA tournament, and I feel bad for the Wolfpack.