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Jens Larsen, David Boje, and Lena Brunn have developed the True Storytelling Principles and a way to implement them in companies, municipalities, education, and communities.

Jens Larsen is founder of Old Friends Industries, project director to make organizations more sustainable. He writes books about ethics and storytelling.

David Boje is Regents Professor at New Mexico State, & honorary doctorate, Aalborg University. He has studied storytelling process for 37 years. He writes books and research articles about storytelling methods.

Lena Brunn is partner in Old Friends Industries, and an experienced fund-raiser, and projects with municipality. She has created prize-winning museum for youth culture, and has been working Roskilde Festival that focuses on sustainability.

What is TRUTH in True Storytelling? by David Boje June 19 2020

Principle 1 of True Storytelling, What Is Truth? Here are four standpoints. For Immanuel Kant (1785 Grounding For the Metaphysics of Morals), if a murderer comes to your door, and asks, ‘is your daughter home, I intend to kill her’ you must tell the truth. Why? His  belief is we conform to God’s universal laws (commandments)Continue reading “What is TRUTH in True Storytelling? by David Boje June 19 2020”

Example of a Blog on P5: Helping story along & P6: Staging by David M. Boje

These are the 7 True Storytelling Principles: You yourself must be true and prepare the energy and effort for a sustainable future Make room: True storytelling makes spaces respecting the stories already there Plot: You must create stories with a clear plot creating direction and help people prioritize Timing: You must have timing Help stories along: You must beContinue reading “Example of a Blog on P5: Helping story along & P6: Staging by David M. Boje”

What is True Storytelling?

TRUE STORYTELLING COMMUNITY IS A THINKTANK AND A PLACE FOR SHARING IDEAS AND CASES ABOUT STORYTELLING, ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY. THE 7 PRINCIPLES OF TRUE STORYTELLING ARE BASED ON ALMOST 40 YEARS OF CONSULTING AND RESEARCHING IN STORYTELLING AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT AROUND THE WORLD IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS. TRUE STORYTELLING IS AN ETHICAL APPROACH TOContinue reading “What is True Storytelling?”


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