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A Grandson and the Wonder of his Gran.

Tweet Here’s why we should capture all Life Stories People wait, people procrastinate, people make excuses but most of all people don’t take the time to really consider the stories in the lives of those around them. It’s only once you start asking the stories start to come out. listen to ‘Uncovering my Gran’s hidden […]

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Episode 70 : Corralling Information to Collect then Share

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:56 — 20.5MB) Tweet Collect the content, then share your project! You need content for a Life Story project. Not just the content you’ll generate yourself in the recording or the shoe box of old photos you have stashed under the bed. You also need that photo […]

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Your images will be look on with wonder one day

Tweet Capture today to surprise people tomorrow. Like Ninety-six-year-old Rebecca Lepkoff who’s been taking pictures of one New York neighborhood her entire life you too have images that you’ve been capturing that will one day be looked on in wonder. As you watch this video realise that future generations will see what we’re all creating […]

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Your Story Tips – Helping You Tell Your Story

Tweet Quick tips for helping you with you storytelling. Now that we have so much content here at Create Your Life Story it’s easy to be overwhelmed when really it should be simple and easy. I’ve started a series of short form tips to help you record your life, one small story at a time […]

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Sometimes we have the only ‘One’ Left in the world.

Tweet Are you throwing out history? You’ve heard the story, haven’t you…? You know the one. The story of someone going to a garage sale or similar and buying some old painting only to discover it’s a Boldini or whatever that’s eventually sold for €2.1 Million. Do you have something in your life that could […]

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Episode 64 : It’s About Your Story – Hindenburg Editing Software

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:51 — 33.5MB) Tweet Hindenburg makes editing your Life Story simple so you can concentrate on the Story Click to share on Twitter I know the feeling of getting bogged down on the details of Creating a Life Story. There are so many things that can take you […]

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Episode 62 : Fear of Your Life Story

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:22 — 29.3MB) Tweet Are you fearful of telling your story, or just a little shy? In this episode of Create Your Life Story I want to open a conversation about the reasons for people not wanting to tell their stories, particularly when they say that they are interested. […]

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This Life Story Deserves to be Share with the World

Tweet My father the forger Here is another of the wonderful TED talks that shows the power of storytelling not only to get a message across but also to have the emotional impact. My favourite quote from the talk. “In one hour he could make 30 forged documents. If he slept one hour 30 people […]

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Stunning Memorial to a Fragile Life

Tweet You just have to listen to this! Sometimes it’s not about someone telling their story – but of us telling the story, of what they meant to us. Sometimes we just need to get our thoughts out there and in doing so we manage to capture an essence of who they are/were. Kevin Farkas from the […]

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Questions, Answers and Topics Discussed on Live WebCast

Tweet Coming soon to an internet connection near you 17/18 September 2011 In the latest podcast episode, Storyboard to See Your Whole Life Story, I mentioned that we’ll be having our first opportunity to get together live, to answer questions and discuss aspects of creating a Life Story. Too often we just wonder about things and never consider specific […]

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Episode 57 : Storyboard to See Your Whole Life Story

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:33 — 48.7MB) Tweet A simple tool to discover the topics of your Life Story and a different way to share the whole of your life in one view! Today’s episode of Create Your Life Story is full of listener feedback about how their individual projects are developing including […]

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Life Stories for Genealogists.

Tweet Interview on GeneaBloggers Blog Talk Radio Today I had the opportunity to share with some of the genealogy community on GeneaBloggers BlogTalk Radio the advantages of recording a life story and how that will become part of the history for future generation. If you want to listen to the show I’m on from about […]

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70 Year Journey Back in Time

Tweet Your own personal Time Machine Imagine for a moment stepping through a door, back in time to the dark days of WWII. What would you see if you could travel in that time machine? How many little things would be the same and how many would have changed? Recently a woman who owned a […]

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7 Ways to Screw Up an Interview

Tweet Don’t screw up and you’ll be better than most You’ve been there haven’t you? Maybe it’s a formal or a general conversation where everything starts well. Everyone is getting on just fine and then somehow it starts to unravel because you drop the bundle. You went in with the best of intentions but you […]

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Episode 46 : Why You Can’t Afford to Not Use a Blog

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:54 — 30.4MB) Tweet A life story for your family and the world So you want to produce a life story of someone… Maybe your own story, maybe someone else. And you want to record this life story because there is some information that you feel is […]

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Life Isn’t Always as it Seems

Tweet One of the great things about recording a Life Story is having the chance to mention what really happened. Many times, particular events will have occurred that people will see differently from you. While sitting down to record the many hours that is your Life Story there will be opportunities to clarify why something […]

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