1. Collaborative FundMorgan Housel2/11/217 min
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    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      3 years ago

      Brilliant article - love it! Agree 100%. I am always drawn to complex subjects that are told in captivating and exciting ways. I just ordered a book called A World of Sound by Joachim - Ernst Berendt. It’s all about music and the landscape of consciousness. It was reviewed as a compelling read because of the way this author tells stories. So excited to find out if that is true.

    • bartadamley
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      3 years ago

      Really rich article detailing the wonders of a great story.. and how a particularly worded message can resonate much better when built off other brilliant minds previous work.

      Charles Darwin didn’t discover evolution, he just wrote the first and most compelling book about it.

      How many great ideas have already been discovered but could grow 100x or more if someone just explained them better?

      This is why reading is such a beneficial activity. It is a discovery process as you search for previous wisdom, ideas that weren't fully executed... and that intriguing process of re-imagining them in the present.

      Re-imagining these previously discarded ideas into our age today, and potentially creating a movement, business, life change as a result of this. This is an incredibly powerful thing!

    • sjwoo3 years ago

      So true, and you could make a case for why Trump was so good at riling up his base -- he told good stories. Terrible person, effective storyteller.

    • DellwoodBarker3 years ago

      This is a Really Appreciated read. I am my own worst enemy because majority of what keeps me procrastinating with creative writing or creativity in general is the pesky voice that says “There is nothing new under the sun. It’s all been said.”

      • jeff3 years ago

        This article is totally a perfect counter-argument to that pesky voice. I feel like a lot of people could be helped by making that connection, myself included!

        • DellwoodBarker3 years ago

          Indeed! Time to override~OverStory~overwrite that pesky shadowed timbre with Our Unabashedly Dancing Creativity.

    • bill
      Top reader of all time
      3 years ago

      Damn! Right on.

    • deephdave
      Top reader of all timeScout
      3 years ago

      If you look, I think you’ll find that wherever information is exchanged – wherever there are products, companies, careers, politics, knowledge, education, and culture – you will find that the best story wins. Great ideas explained poorly can go nowhere while old or wrong ideas told compellingly can ignite a revolution. Morgan Freeman can narrate a grocery list and bring people to tears, while an inarticulate scientist might cure disease and go unnoticed.