Hello everyone! After some hiccups, we have finally transitioned into a new conferences pack. As with every transition time, there may be some packs from the previous wave that had already been shipped and some others which might have already received and distributed the new ones. We apologize for this confusion and, in case of doubt, contact your RC or Conference Organizer to confirm which cards have been delivered! See you at the next conference near you! [...]
Welcome to the third and final instalment of the article series on Storytelling. In Part 1 and Part 2 we delved into the Hero and Mentor present in our stories. If you remember, the hero is your audience and every great story has a hero who is central to the plot as well as a mentor, or the presenter in this case, who guides the hero throughout their adventures. It is now time to focus on the journey which the hero embarks on, having the mentor as a guide. We will learn how establishing a [...]
Have you ever gone shopping and made a note on your phone on the way to the supermarket, writing down what you need? Did you also arrive home and realize you still forgot something? This happened to me so many times that I changed my approach. I now keep a list of everything I could ever possibly need to buy and before I go shopping, I make a copy of it. Then I read through the copy and delete what I don't need. Now, I never forget anything. This is called a trigger list, and it has many advantages [...]
Theo Millidonis L1, Cyprus Dans le premier chapitre de l’art du récit nous avons réfléchi aux outils nécessaires pour apprendre à connaître notre héros, il est temps de nous pencher sur notre rôle en tant que mentor. Bien que les mentors soient censés s’effacer, il est nécessaire de s’interroger sur la façon dont nous pouvons aider notre auditoire. Le rôle du mentor est de pousser le héros à agir pour changer les choses. Sans un mentor, le héros aura du mal à surmonter [...]
Would you like to become the best presenter you can be? Have a look at our Ultimate Guide, summarizing over two years worth of technical article content generated in all aspects of presenting. Throughout this all-encompassing article, the content has been broken down into the main elements relevant to facilitating a successful seminar, giving you a birds eye overview of the whole process involved in mastering your presentation skills!
The first every Nordic mini conference! featuring such hits as "fakes, and how to find them" and "GP: Prague Warning: Contains fire" a smaller gathering of judges and a meeting to self-improve and network! Ever been curious as to how to run a smaller judge conference? or just heard a lot about how great Denmark is, this is the conference report for you!
Giving a ruling to a couple of players? No problem! Handle an appeal? Sure! Disqualifying an angry player? I can deal with that. Now, please, don't put me in the spotlight in front of a lot of people, that is not for me. At least not until I get to read this article.
In the previous article on Storytelling, we spent time getting into your heroes’ hearts and minds, it’s time to look at your role as mentor. Even though mentors are not supposed to think about themselves, it does help to do that in the context of how we can be useful to the audience. Your role as a mentor is to influence the hero to take action and change things. The mentor’s appearance in the journey is essential to moving the hero past difficult obstacles. Mentors thus have the major responsibility [...]
Can a presentation be truly captivating and hold the audience’s attention like nothing else matters in the world? Just think about how a great story makes us feel; there are a handful of key elements always present within a truly great story. Every great story has a hero who is central to the plot and a mentor who guides the hero throughout their adventures. In this first instalment of the article series on Storytelling, we will have the pleasure to meet our hero! Proven Elements of Great Storytelling [...]
Est-il possible de qu'une présentation soit captivante au point que rien d'autre ne compte pour son auditoire ? Réfléchissez juste à la manière dont une histoire nous affecte ? Les histoires marquantes comprennent un certain nombre d’éléments-clés. Tous les récits mémorables tournent autour d’un héros et de son mentor, son guide à travers une série d’aventures. Dans ce premier chapitre de « L’Art du récit », nous avons le plaisir de faire la connaissance de notre héros. Les [...]