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The Storytelling In Organizations special interest group will be hosting a pre-conference session at the July 2015 National Storytelling Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Watch for details to appear on this site as we plan an exciting, practical program. We help all those who are interested in bringing the power of story to organizations!

Thanks to all who helped make our Phoenix 2014 event a success!
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Stories inspire, support, and sustain all types of human communities. Having a story in common brings people together because stories cultivate the communion of hearts and minds that creates community. By playing a role in communal stories, people participate in a shared identity and engage in mutual interests.  Stories provide a community with the common ground and shared vision needed to inspire collective striving.

The Storytelling in Organizations SIG brings these narrative insights onto the contemporary business scene by documenting and promoting the constructive role and widespread importance of storytelling in corporate, non-profit, small business, education, and other settings.

Stories supply facts with meaning, and value propositions with illustrations; they testify to core beliefs and kindle aspirations that motivate and enhance performance. As a uniquely human mode of communication, stories surpass information processing in creating and developing vital relationships. Organizational stories set the stage for cooperative and productive work relationships by creating common contexts of knowledge, interest, and communication.

An organization’s stories provide the foundation for building an energized and disciplined work community that fosters the initiative, cooperation, creativity, and satisfaction of work at its best.

Storytelling reminds us of what matters and connects us with a sense of meaning and purpose in our endeavors.

National Storytelling NetworkStorytelling In Organizations
is a Special Interest Group
of the National Storytelling Network.