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Bookmap: The Writer’s Journey by Christopher Vogler

Legend has it this book originated as a seven-page memo outlining mythic structure for Hollywood studios. In the memo, Christopher Vogler interpreted Joseph Cambpell‘s “The Hero with a Thousand Faces“, the book in which “Campbell explores the theory that important myths from around the world which have survived for thousands of years all share a fundamental structure, which Campbell called the monomyth.” Vogler simplifies Campbell’s … Continue reading Bookmap: The Writer’s Journey by Christopher Vogler »




Bookmap: The Minto Pyramid Principle (SCQA)… visually

I had some great feedback from author Mark Earls about the mindmap of his book “Welcome To The Creative Age” which I posted recently. It started me thinking about the importance of visual memory and I wondered if plotting a mindmap of a book’s chapters before reading would help the reader navigate through it. Perhaps publishers should start including mindmaps inside the covers? Anyway, I … Continue reading Bookmap: The Minto Pyramid Principle (SCQA)… visually »




New paper on collaboration from Anecdote

Since I work with a team who belong to a part of HR called “Culture”, I am excited when I see people looking at collaboration from that viewpoint rather than a purely technical one. Anecdote have just published a white paper on collaboration, written by Shawn Callahan, Mark Schenke and Nancy White. After spelling out the dangers of assuming collaboration to be technology problem, they … Continue reading New paper on collaboration from Anecdote »