Postcard Stories

Powerful Brief Connections

Postcards, IM-ing, and Connections

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Stories of Powerful, Brief, Connections
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Stories about how a brief connection made an important difference - via postcard, letter, email, Instant Message, blog comment, ... whatever! Incidents that meant a lot to the storyteller.

Individual Recordings

The story of how I began sending postcards:  "Postcards, IM-ing, and Connections"

Examples   One Very Short Story about Powerful Messages   

How to Share Your Own Answers   RSS Feed Options

Examples
- Self-recorded via Gabcast

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Four-Minute Introduction & Story
- Click here or on the small video screen image just below for background story and intro by Steve Gilbert, President, TLT Group

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Share your own answers
in your own voice
- toll-free phone call available
via Gabcast beginning 8/20/2007

  • Phone 1.800.749.0632
  • Enter 12555#
  • Enter 8318#
  • Press 1 to start recording
  • Speak clearly for 2 to 5 minutes
        - Use normal telephone voice
          (not too loud, not too close to microphone)
  • Press #
  • Press 2
  • When you are recording, first, tell us your name, your title, your institution, and - if you like - your contact info (preferably an email address that you wouldn't mind people knowing and using).

    Thenů tell your own story about how some brief connection - via postcard, letter, or even email, Instant Message, blog comment, ... whatever -  made a difference.  Meant a lot to you and someone you care about.

    More detailed instructions for
    self-recording by toll-free phone  (Google Doc)

    6 Easy Steps to Producing
    Self-Introductory 5-Minute eClip
    available via YouTube (audio + PowerPoint) 
    (Template includes space for answers to Fundamental Questions - requires microphone, PowerPoint, LecShare Pro, YouTube)

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    RSS Feed <== Click here to subscribe to RSS feed or to get URL for iTunes subscription to YouTube Channel that includes the above (and future!) individual recordings of these stories and other TLT Group eClips.  Click on "Subscribe" Button after your browser is taken to YouTube for this "channel"
     

    RSS Feed <== Click here to subscribe to RSS feed or to get URL for iTunes subscription to Gabcast Postcard Stories Channel
     

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