Yesterday, I thought about what skills it takes to be a great storyteller. Besides knowing the different story structures, I believe it takes practice. [Read more…] about Developing a Passion for Storytelling
I was about 9 years old when I first saw the movie Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993). The movie is based on a true story about Joshua Waitzkin who became an International Master at age 16. I always recall a specific scene where Josh shouts chess moves from the bathroom tub. He was playing against his father who was downstairs.
“Move my horse in front of my king,” Josh shouted. “You mean knight,” his father corrected.
After his father moved his knight, Josh asks if they can go out now. His father says, “The game’s not over.”
“Yes it is,” Josh replies. [Read more…] about Three insights from three games of chess