Stories

A Grandson and the Wonder of his Gran.

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 history’ […]

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Episode 72 : Kevin Farkas’ Social Voice Project.

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2012/CYLS72.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:41 — 34.0MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSA Social Voice for your Community. Now with the modern digital age it’s even easier for people around the world to keep the stories of a lifetime alive long into the future for others to hear, read and see. One person I’ve meet […]

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Episode 68 : Cheap Audio Transcription for Writing Your Life Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2012/CYLS68.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:20 — 31.1MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSTranscribe your audio biography for as little as 20€ per audio hour and help people around the world. A biography is not a book. A biography is a recorded story of someone’s Life Story using any system that is appropriate. But a biography […]

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The Best StoryTelling Secerts

Storytelling is an art for sharing your Life Master storytellers know what to do and how to tell a story. Some from an instinctive place within them and others from an understanding of the rules. If they know the rules they can share them with us. Here is master storyteller of Andrew Stanton sharing with […]

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How to Tell Your Story – It doesn’t have to be a Book

Tell your Life Story in any way you choose. Biographies are normally thought of as being books but that’s wrong. Biographies are stories nothing else and the technology of telling those stories is your decision, maybe a book, maybe something else. Look at all the digital systems that are now available to you and choose […]

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This Life Story Deserves to be Share with the World

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 would […]

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Live Question & Answer Show

Come and join us on our first live Q&A on Ustream.   Everyone is welcome to join the First live broadcast of Create Your Life Story with host Ian Kath. Live broadcast by Ustream I mentioned the graphic with links on the images that could be used to generate a linkable PDF. This is the […]

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Episode 56 : The Secret – They’ll Telling You Everything

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS56.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (16.4MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSYour infatuation will cause them to open up Great storytellers can draw you into their world of interests but most people need someone to be a provocateur to help them express themselves. That’s your role! It’s never an interview but a directed conversation where you […]

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Episode 54 : You’ll Never Guess the Surprises from a Life Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS54.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:34 — 18.7MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSWhat I got from creating a Life Story for my family! In 2010 I originally record the Life Story of my uncle for entirely selfish reasons only to discover that I could do so much more for others and myself than I […]

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What Would a Young Mother Teresa Say

What would the young and old You say about your life? The younger generations are often shocked to find that You, their older relative, was once young. Even those who were there with you, who were also young with you, may have forgotten what you were like. When you were vibrant, strong and beautiful, when […]

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Ghosts of the Past are Here

Use the images of the past and put them in modern context. With nearly a hundred years of popular photography and photojournalism we now have some amazing historical images from the past that we can compare with today. And I’ve recently found this photo manipulation method of explaining how things have changed over the years.

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5 Major Regrets of People’s Lives

If it all ended now, what would you regret? In early 2007 I knew that I had to make a decision, to dive off the cliff into deep water, not knowing what may come of it, or continue on my merry way doing what I had been doing for the last decade. When I wrote […]

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7 Ways to Screw Up an Interview

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 did […]

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Episode 43 : Professional Storytelling Tips for a Real Life Story

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS43.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:39 — 65.8MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSGet the attention you want with some storytelling skills For all of our lives we tell stories. Stories to get our message across, to help others and to share some entertaining information. We share stories in all parts of our life, the […]

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Episode 39 : The Reason They Don’t Listen to Your Life Lessons

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2011/CYLS39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:07 — 51.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSHistory is philosophy taught by example. How many things have you done and lessons learnt that you could share with others. The challenge is in helping them understand the lesson without them having the same experiences. A wiser way for them to […]

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Ask for Help to Record Your Life Story

Help! Can someone talk to me? So you want to get your Life Story down. You’ve had a good look over Create Your Life Story and understand the rewards of doing this. You have an audio recorder and maybe written a few notes about what you intend to talk about. As yet, you don’t know […]

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