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An exemplary study in story management: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015)

I’ve been reading with interest a Brookings Institution study entitled: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015). The way the book itself is constructed is a study in effective story management. As well, the contents of the book – featuring … Continue reading

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Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details

In a previous post, I’ve discussed the Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is drive, first of all, by a focused approach toward heritage management. Secondly, the Story of Mississauga is concerned with community … Continue reading

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Extreme inequality leads to characteristic forms of story management

In a recent discussion with Graeme Decarie, I’ve posted a comment that sums up what has recently occurred to me. By way of bringing attention to the comment, I’ve reposted it below. The comment is from a previous post entitled: A compelling … Continue reading

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190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project

I have an interest in a City of Mississauga initiative that seeks to develop the Story of Mississauga. The project is outlined in a 190-page City of Mississauga report entitled: “Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy”: MississaugaHeritageManagementStrategy_May2016 A related report is entitled: “City … Continue reading

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Innovative mapping technology tells Story of Hurricane Hazel and current flood management systems

The following text, from a March 23, 2017 TRCA news release that I learned about on March 24, 2016 Via Twitter, is from the Livestream page at the TRCA website: Innovative Mapping Technology tells Story of Hurricane Hazel and Progression … Continue reading

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Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent – May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation post

A May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation article is entitled: “Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent.” The opening paragraphs of the article, by by Jo-Anne Rzadki, Business Development & Partnerships Coordinator, Conservation Ontario, … Continue reading

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Tactics, strategy, and logistics drive the management of organized violence

When we speak of military leadership we are speaking of the management of organized violence. A random thought, that has occurred to me, concerns the inter-connectedness of all things. What follows are some additional, accumulated random thoughts. Vladimir Putin and … Continue reading

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North Korea makes a great topic for storytelling

A March 7, 2017 Brookings Institution article, which originally appeared in the Nikkei Asian Review, addresses the current situation in North Korea; the opening paragraphs read: Amid the sound and fury of President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office, the … Continue reading

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Storytelling: Getting attention; playing the role; collaboration

This post concerns three key features or elements of storytelling. At a previous post, I have noted some insights that have occurred to me regarding storytelling. Some subsequent posts are entitled: CBC The Current podcast: We are natural storytelling machines, not statisticians … Continue reading

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The story that claims that bombing will solve the problem of ISIS is a story that leads us nowhere

A basic point that Nicolas Hénin makes in Jihad Academy (2015), a study that is featured at a previous post, is that some news stories lead us astray. With any story, it’s useful to consider where the evidence leads, and to … Continue reading

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