The Practice of Story Stewardship
Cultivating meaningful connection is a daring and vulnerable practice—and one that isn’t possible without being a good steward of the stories we tell and the stories we hear.
Each of the stories we tell and hear is like a small flicker of light—when we have enough of them, we will set the world on fire.
A statement of intention for those undertaking the Rising Strong practice.
In this anthology from 20 incredible storytellers, space is made to recognize and process the trauma of white supremacy, to be vulnerable and affirm the fullness of Black life and Black possibility.
Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience
Insights on the stories we make up, courtesy of Luke, Yoda, and a galaxy far, far away.
Our collective stories of race in the U.S. are not easy to own. But I believe that if each of us holds space for honest conversation where we listen more than we defend or offer false comfort, we can do this—we can write a brave new ending to one of the most painful stories in our history.
The actor’s story exemplifies the power of courage in the face of pain, vulnerability in the face of fear, and how living and loving close up leads to true belonging.
From Finding and Telling Your Leadership Story, Dare to Lead, May 3, 2021.