The Most Excellent Storytellers learn
by doing.

 

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300 things our Most Excellent Storytellers have done or might do:

  • make presentations
  • design work books
  • meet creative people
  • sketch digitally
  • be a team player
  • receive feedback
  • use Archer Font Family
  • visit Cincinnati Cooks
  • visit Brush Factory
  • design books
  • cross things off
  • watch the snow fall
  • stare out the window
  • write photo captions
  • share power cords
  • share weekend highlights
  • attend team meetings
  • create social media campaigns
  • brainstorm ideas
  • ask Jake about Naomi
  • read the Residency Handbook
  • tag people in posts
  • check everyone’s calendars
  • mail postcards
  • get introduced to new people
  • represent People’s Liberty
  • smile
  • learn about the Hailes
  • coffee cupping 2.0
  • document events
  • make super-long lists
  • track inventory
  • communicate effectively
  • go to Rhinegeist
  • look at ArtWorks murals
  • cappuccino at Cheapside
  • pitch People’s Liberty
  • typeset forms
  • build a local network
  • design brand guidelines
  • share google docs
  • tape things together
  • read articles
  • gains hands-on experience
  • make to do lists
  • work at your desk
  • eat gelato at Dojo
  • develop brand voice
  • mock up books
  • be interviewed
  • analyze Google Analytics
  • use big binders
  • write the People’s Post
  • use sharpie markers
  • eat Swedish fish
  • pay attention
  • write on the whiteboard
  • make a list of task
  • bicycle around town
  • transcribe audio
  • build confidence
  • measure spaces
  • name files correctly
  • plan outreach
  • learn about urban planning
  • create patterns
  • greet visitors
  • cortado at Collective Espresso
  • pay attention to details
  • enjoy Friday FunDays
  • use dry erase markers
  • make coffee
  • wear headphones
  • collect inspiration
  • visit Pittsburgh
  • organize furniture
  • grind coffee beans
  • visit the Mayerson Foundation
  • love humanity
  • learn abt Johnson Foundation
  • print stuff
  • change the kerning
  • build a national network
  • use a highlighter
  • send out reminders
  • post on Instagram
  • document fellows/grantees
  • dream big
  • meet Cincinnatians
  • try again
  • joke with Jake
  • design web pages
  • adjust the temperature
  • hang with Eric & Amy
  • learn about innovation
  • lock up
  • go to Coffee Emporium
  • order lunch
  • design print pieces
  • reply all
  • share openly
  • eat tacos
  • move the whiteboard
  • get a final review
  • do jumping jacks
  • use hyphens
  • make friends
  • walk around Findlay Market
  • staple stuff
  • make funny gifs
  • clean before visitors arrive
  • stand against PL banner
  • act serious
  • see differently
  • street team
  • unlock doors
  • critique with Megan
  • make spreadsheets
  • post on Facebook
  • stretch
  • be a part of the community
  • use sticky notes
  • editing photos
  • download from Dropbox
  • design tool kits
  • schedule events
  • scan things
  • track expenses
  • visit WordPlay
  • be vocal
  • climb stairs
  • choose btw funny or creepy
  • take pictures
  • handle widows & orphans
  • go to American Sign Museum
  • feel uncomfortable
  • select music
  • love humanity
  • tweet live
  • get a headshot
  • follow PL on Facebook
  • research Cincinnati
  • visit Essex Studios
  • reschedule events
  • initiate meetings
  • get a midterm review
  • spill coffee beans
  • open boxes
  • set up the projector
  • tape up posters
  • prototype interactions
  • share inspiration
  • make the music louder
  • red bicycle around town
  • meet new fellows/grantees
  • hand out business cards
  • make gifs
  • coffee cupping
  • visit City Links
  • own a Cincinnati guide book
  • order supplies
  • make long lists
  • challenge yourself
  • eat mixed nuts
  • explore new places
  • get a team-evaluation
  • add color
  • color code spreadsheets
  • share your story
  • interview people
  • get intimate with Squarespace
  • participate in email threads
  • make portfolio pieces
  • paperclip things
  • summarize stuff
  • like posts on instagram
  • make lunch
  • order toner
  • use Helvetica Neue Font Fam
  • do push-ups
  • define goals
  • follow the People’s Process
  • edit content
  • learn from each other
  • act silly
  • complete tasks
  • sketch on paper
  • listen carefully
  • download pictures
  • use Helvetica Font Family
  • catch up with Eric
  • long-form writing
  • click forward
  • visit the Mercantile Library
  • visit CityStudios
  • log 40 hours a week
  • say good morning
  • order lunch
  • record conversations
  • push themselves
  • participate in local events
  • get intimate with Mailchimp
  • get a Philanthropy 101 talk
  • edit Google Docs
  • be disruptive
  • lunch at Coffee Emporium
  • get a nickname
  • rag lines
  • meet Tim and Leslie
  • watch construction happen
  • organize Dropbox
  • visit Switch
  • wear People’s Liberty shirt
  • experience Cincinnati
  • host ice cream socials
  • take headshots
  • invite people to events
  • print more stuff
  • use an X-acto knife
  • hand out posters
  • learn the lingo
  • ask questions
  • feel comfortable
  • laugh
  • offer suggestions
  • collaborate
  • visit Enright Eco-Village
  • plan communications
  • organize process work
  • write thank you notes
  • turn on the music
  • meet new people
  • enjoy the view
  • pick up print jobs
  • set up tables and chairs
  • make step and repeat banners
  • use Google Analytics
  • devour Belgian waffles
  • order supplies
  • applaud at events
  • work Monday to Friday
  • add hashtags to posts
  • embrace criticism
  • write creatively
  • erase the whiteboard
  • document events
  • comment on the weather
  • make environmental signage
  • write blogs
  • measure metrics
  • care deeply
  • learn about the Haile’s Kitchen
  • make the music quieter
  • join the luncheon circuit
  • update website
  • maintain brand voice
  • adjust the leading
  • turn off the music
  • design banners
  • say have a nice evening
  • risk freely
  • package files
  • drive around
  • visit Starfire
  • curate articles to post
  • create one-pagers
  • make silly faces
  • learn new things
  • tweet
  • work from 9am-5pm
  • reply to emails
  • eat Pho Lang Thang
  • edit and edit again
  • get locked out
  • watch videos
  • submit expenses
  • go on field trips
  • plan photo shoots
  • color code binders
  • organize google docs
  • care about out work
  • make noise
  • have a dance party with Aurore
  • do the dishes
  • invest in people
  • do a self-evaluation
  • visit design studios
  • try without fear of failing
  • storytelling
  • write short-form
  • plan events
  • take road trips
  • participate in email threads
  • edit presentations
  • charge camera battery
  • help design design challenges
  • tile posters
  • share skills
  • ask for feedback
  • recruit new residents

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