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Shlomi Ron

Why You Should Use B-Roll in Your Visual Storytelling
Why You Should Use B-Roll in Your Visual Storytelling
Why You Should Use B-Roll in Your Visual Storytelling 366 222 Shlomi Ron

It was a nice Sunday afternoon, my wife and I were walking down the street on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, FL. People were walking around, some relaxing on benches, families strolling with their kids, and others enjoying late lunch in the many outdoor restaurants that lined up the street. We were on our way…

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When Storytelling Meets Geo_Thumb
When Storytelling Meets Geography
When Storytelling Meets Geography 366 222 Shlomi Ron

What do you get when you mix together storytelling and geography? I have recently come across Built Story a new mobile app that’s doing just that: creating self-guided tours where each stop is, in essence, a chapter of a larger story you’re telling about your town or other places you’re visiting. Not only that, but…

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It’s the Little Stories
It’s the Little Stories 366 222 Shlomi Ron

It was around 6 PM last Monday in Miami. We were having a pasta dinner with a Sicilian bread I baked. Watching the news on my iPad, while, occasionally, glancing up through the windows, whenever passersby were popping up through our heavy green foliage. We got used to seeing hikers, bikers, and dog walkers. It’s…

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Lessons from My First Instagram Live
Lessons from My First Instagram Live 366 222 Shlomi Ron

When was the last time you ran an Instagram Live session? I have just done one just last week, but before I share my fresh lessons about my journey, here are a few basic facts: On November 21, 2016, Facebook launched Instagram Live (IG Live). People can broadcast live video content for up to one…

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Backgrounds in Online Meetings Telling Stories
Backgrounds in Online Meetings Telling Stories 366 222 Shlomi Ron

What’s the deal with all these backgrounds people are using in online meetings? As our social interactions have moved to Zoom and other online meeting platforms, I have recently noticed the interesting use of virtual backgrounds – as a rich canvas to broadcast our personal brand stories. There are a couple of archetypes that stand…

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A Story of Healthcare Hero From Rome, Italy
A Story of Healthcare Hero From Rome, Italy 366 222 Shlomi Ron

As we all know, Italy was one of the countries that got hurt the most early on when the pandemic broke out in late March. At its peak on April 20th, Italy had 108,000 active cases. We hear a lot about the hard work of health workers, but do we truly understand the magnitude of…

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Why The Devil Is In The Details?
Why The Devil Is In The Details? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

How can you create a compelling story that celebrates that “sweet spot” between what your brand narrative aims for and what your audience wants and needs, especially these days? In my new book, I talk a lot about the importance of developing this important skill I call Total Acuity. “Acuity means sharpness of vision or…

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How stories of underrepresented voices drive social impact?
How Stories Of Underrepresented Voices Drive Social Impact?
How Stories Of Underrepresented Voices Drive Social Impact? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

As the raging pandemic is pulling the rug from under our feet, some voices are less heard than others. To unpack this topic and discuss how stories of underrepresented voices drive social impact, I was excited to have Chris Colbert Founder/CEO at DCP Entertainment. A bit, about Chris. With a passion for connecting audiences with…

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What a difference a year makes
What A Difference A Year Makes
What A Difference A Year Makes 366 222 Shlomi Ron

Early this morning, I have come across this line chart you see below as I was browsing my LinkedIn feed. It just spoke to me. It’s a great illustration of how our storytelling mind works in making sense of our reality to inform our behavior. Yep, that ancient fight or flight survival mechanism. Back in…

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How to adapt your personal and brand stories in uncertain times?
How To Adapt Your Personal & Brand Stories In Uncertain Times?
How To Adapt Your Personal & Brand Stories In Uncertain Times? 366 222 Shlomi Ron

As we’re all locked down at home for a couple of weeks now to slow down the expansion of the coronavirus pandemic, I realized there is a unique storytelling dynamic at play here that begs the question: How do you adapt your personal and brand stories in the New Normal? You see, if you let…

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