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Ken Burns on Story Telling

Posted in film, inspiration, Media, quality by aldorf on July 21, 2012

What makes a great story? For legendary filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer is both complicated and personal. In this short documentary about the craft of storytelling, he explains his lifelong mission to wake the dead.

Ken Burns: On Story from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo.


25 Lessons Learned From Seth Godin

Posted in blog, ideas by aldorf on April 28, 2010

(via Sources of Insight) Someone actually took the time to sift through the endless sea of insight that flows from author and agent of change, Seth Godin, and managed to distill his lessons into one easy-to-swallow collection of ideas. See some of the topics discussed below:

  • Success is a skill.
  • Don’t get paid to alter your behaviour. Be authentic.
  • Decide if you’re a freelancer or an entrepreneur.

See all twenty-five lessons at Sources of Insight.

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