Have you ever gone on a vacation and then told your friends about it when you got back? Or come home in the evening and shared what you did during the day? Of course you have!

This proves that we are all storytellers.

Stories bind us together. If we know other peoples’ stories, we are less likely to misunderstand them. Storytelling also gives us a glimpse of someone else’s history and culture, and forces us to look from another person’s point of view.

Michelle Corneau developed and delivered this course for AlphaPlus in 2007.