10 Jul '17, 1pm

Why ‘once upon a time’ is dead - read our latest #FutureLeaders blog from @Grosvenor_GBI's Emily Hamilton. https://t.co/Biv4s55gAk

Why ‘once upon a time’ is dead - read our latest #FutureLeaders blog from @Grosvenor_GBI's Emily Hamilton. https://t.co/Biv4s55gAk

Our most recent workshop was on the importance of storytelling. Personally, I found this session the most enlightening and inspiring. We are told storytelling is an art and very few people have a natural ability but, apparently, we can all learn. As I tend to be introverted and am not confident at storytelling, it’s a skill I’m keen to learn. One by one we get up in front of our peers and start talking candidly about what drives us to work in the built environment. To be surrounded by likeminded people all sharing their own stories and bubbling with a sense of purpose feels special. And then it’s my turn. As I start speaking my nerves leave me. I suddenly realise I’m not having to tell a story to entertain people, I’m talking about reality, my reality and my experience. Then it struck me: the most compelling stories are those grounded in truth, not fantasy, just like the b...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/resources/blog/why-%E2%80%98once-upo...

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#UPDATE IS group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reported dead, a day after Iraq declared it had captured Mosul

#UPDATE IS group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi rep...

sg.news.yahoo.com 11 Jul '17, 1pm

Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported dead on Tuesday, a day after Iraq declared it had driven the j...