Six Word Stories

leesean
leesean
Mar 7, 2015 · 1 min read
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Yesterday I led a workshop on Transformative Storytelling at the startup accelerator in Mexico City. As the final exercise of the workshop, I had participants write inspired by their businesses or their life’s work. The strict constraint of only six words forces a kind of creative discipline and prioritization. Every word counts, and every word must make an emotional impact.

The exercise is based on the 6 word story, “For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn,” a story associated with (and ). Whoever the original author was, the story is an example of how it is possible to evoke incredible depths of emotion and humanity in a few short words.

What is your 6 word story?

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leesean

Cofounder @FoossaNYC: I work for and with communities to tell stories, design services, and build new forms of shared value.

Foossa Files

Let’s design a better future. Together.

leesean

Written by

leesean

Cofounder @FoossaNYC: I work for and with communities to tell stories, design services, and build new forms of shared value.

Foossa Files

Let’s design a better future. Together.

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