Author Archives: Storyteller

About Storyteller

Sean Buvala has been engaged with storytelling and communication since 1986. From kids in classrooms to bosses in boardrooms, from presenting workshops for global salt miners to consulting with Ph.D.’s in pharmaceuticals, Sean has told and taught stories in nearly every industry and setting. He’s been the boss (and janitor) of a non-profit organization and is currently the entrepreneur-in-charge for his work as the “No-Nonsense Storytelling Coach™.”

How to be a Storyteller Using Good Gestures

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The effective storyteller knows that every item you handle, from the basket of goodies in a Red-Riding-Hood story to the sharp sword in any swashbuckling adventure, has four qualities: size, weight, location and texture. Let’s look at those. Continue reading

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How to be a Storyteller: Essays and Advice on the Art of Storytelling

Communicate with passion and skill when you learn how to be an effective storyteller. We’ve gathered some great storytellers from around the world to share with you their knowledge and experience. In this book, you will find 15 original (only in this book!) essays and articles teaching you how to be a storyteller Continue reading

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Meet the Contributors: John Weaver

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I love storytelling for children and families. Most children, when they hear they are to be watching a storyteller perform, ask, “What books are you reading?” Most adults are no different in their questions. So, knowing that my work is the first introduction many people have to this classic art form is a real pleasure. Continue reading

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How to be a Storyteller in Business Settings: Quick Advice

The challenge for the corporate storyteller is to engage this process creatively and intentionally. Be patient with yourself and your organization as you work through the storytelling process. Simply put, do it right, don’t just do it fast. Here are three thoughts to get you started. Continue reading

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