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It’s All About Books

Storytelling did not start with books. It started with cave paintings, whispers around a fire and probably dancing far into the night to the sound of drums or just about any hollow instrument that could produce a noise. As humanity, we have told stories to represent, recall and shape reality from the very first moments…

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Own Your Message

The message, in Roman Jakobson’s Theory of Communication, is what you want to communicate to the receiving end of the conversation. The Romans used the words of Cato the Elder to describe its importance: Rem tene, verba sequentur – grasp the concept, and the words will follow. Albert Einstein delved even deeper in the importance of being able to…

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Irony and the Power of Context

Irony is defined as the ability to say one thing while meaning another. It’s a subtle technique that implies the risk of not being immediately grasped by the audience, while providing an immensely powerful tool for communication by tapping into the mutual understanding and interpretation of context. Not surprisingly, the use of irony is an…