Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
In the Human Library you can rent people who have been through difficult times – and they will tell you all about it.
The founders of the website Significantobjects.com, a site devoted to quantifying the bottom-line power of story at a product level, say, “Stories are such a powerful driver…that their effect on any given [product's] subjective value can be measured objectively.” The website is home to an experiment that goes like this: the founders buy thrift store, garage sale, and flea market products, always cheap, no more than a couple dollars at most.
Pixar, makers of Toy Story, Cars and WALL-E, story artist Emma Coats has been tweeting a series of guidelines she’s learned at Pixar for creating compelling stories.