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June 2016

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How to know when a story should be kept quiet

Sometimes, silence is golden. A week ago, I was lucky enough to work with an organization changing the game for young people through mentorship. I taught a workshop for a dozen of its advocates and every story they created was genuine and impressive. Some stories were worth shouting from the rooftops but some they shouldn’t even whisper. Why not? Story, vision, and data are besties who should never fight. It’s so simple you might take it for granted. Every story you tell about…

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