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icon pds bibliographies Long Story Short. The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need, Sasquatch Books, 2015, 292p. With a fun, irreverent, and infographic approach, this guide breaks a story into concrete components with ways to improve content, structure, emotional impact, and delivery through personal anecdotes, relatable examples, and practical exercises.

icon pds bibliographies Storytelling. A Storytelling System To Deliver Inspiring ans Unforgettable Speeches, Brad Jones, HRD Publishing, 2015, 44p. This book is going to help you harness this amazing power and use it to touch the lives of others.

icon pds bibliographies Business Storytelling for Dummies, Karen Dietz and Lori Silverman, Wiley, 2014, 374p. Storytelling is as much an art form as it is a science. It's not linear. The authors wanted to give you the latest, greatest information and tips on the subject. This means there are topics in this book that you may not find anywhere else.

icon pds site Stories Worth Telling. A Guide to Storytelling for Non-Profits
Every non-profit organization will want to read this guide thoroughly and refer to it often. This guide is for many of the storytellers in your organization. It includes seven chapters and a lot of resources. Capacity Canada offers you the opportuniy to download the latest version of this guide.

icon pds pdf Theory of change. A thinking and action approach to navigate in the compexity of social change process, Iñigo Retolaza Eguren, UNDP et HIVOS, 2011, 90p.This document aims to be a guide to help to
direct the design of a Theory of Change applied to social change processes.

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Theory of change
Venture philanthropy recognises that finding solutions to complex social issues is a complex task in itself. Collaboration across sectors and organisations is essential and there is a strong focus on ongoing learning and evolution as an outcome of philanthropic investment.

icon pds bibliographies The circle way. A leader in every chair, Christina Baldwin et Ann Linnea, Berett-Koehler, 2010, 241p. Meetings in the round have become the preferred tool for moving individual commitment into group action.

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Tooting Your Own Horn : Effective Communication and Member Engagement, Carole-Anne Moutinho, August-September 2011, pp.10-12. All communications need to ensure members are in the loop and crystal clear about the results the association is getting on their behalf and how is making their lives better.
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Scanning the Landscape 2.0, Finding Out What’s Going On in Your Field. This updated edition of a 2004 GrantCraft guide reflects key changes in philanthropy, from the rise of social media to a growing tendency to scan continuously for changes and opportunities.
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Staying True, Staying the Course, Lessons From 10 Successful Community Service  Organizations in British Columbia, 1997-2008. It is not sufficient for a voluntary community service organization to merely survive the vagaries of funding or the turbulence of constantly changing social conditions. The challenge is not only to survive, but to do so with the organization’s integrity intact.

Organizations are often more comfortable pursuing their mission and carrying out their program than spreading the word on their actions.

A multitude of communications and evaluation tools are available. By browsing  through various options, organizations can chose the tools that best suit their reality, that best reflect the scope of their actions and that best translate the importance of their work to stakeholders.