Park Howell Knows That Stories Are How We Connect

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Park Howell, a 30+ year veteran of the advertising industry, is passionate about the power of stories in our lives and businesses. He spends his time offering Business of Story workshops that help businesses clarify their stories to amplify their impact, and consults, teaches, coaches and speaks internationally to help leaders and communicators rise above the noise of the Attention …

The Plot Thickens: What’s Next for Storytelling and Technology Lessons from a Chicago Ideas Week Event: Part 1

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“Storytelling is not just the ones we make up. It’s not fiction. It’s everything happening all around us.” That’s what RYOT’s Gabe Lifton told a packed Edlis Neeson Theater as part of Chicago Ideas Week’s Future of Storytelling keynote event a few weeks back. If there weren’t 10 rows of attendees between me and the stage, I might have rushed it to …

Stand Out in Business: Lessons from AMC’s Mad Men

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Nine years ago on July 19, 2007, AMC debuted a new series that wasted no time garnering an infatuated audience: Mad Men. Centered around the “golden age” of advertising on Madison Avenue in New York in the late 1950’s – early 1970’s, it quickly gained a reputation for its promiscuity, complex characters and all-too-real look into how different American life …