Narrative Intelligence

The Jester and the Sage: An Otto Kroeger Remembrance

Jesters are not supposed to be taken seriously, but Sages are broken when they are not.

Continue Reading

American Sniper—An Archetypal Battlefield

The extreme reactions some people are having to the movie are projections of their own frustration or viewpoints. American Sniper has become an archetypal battlefield.

Continue Reading

Resilience and Happy Endings

Resilient people do or can live happy stories.

Continue Reading

Zombies–the New Black

Remember, kill the brain to take out a zombie. But your best approach to building your Resilience is a bit more complicated.

Continue Reading

Putin, the Mumps and Not Changing Your Mind

One story is about an aggressive Autocrat on the world stage and the other is about getting our kids vaccinated for mumps, but the underpinning theme is that both include narratives (archetypes) that refuse or filter out new data that would, if inhaled, change the narrative.

Continue Reading

The Destroyer Gets a Bum Rap

In my work with Narrative Intelligence, whenever I work with the Archetypes from the PMAI (Pearson Marr Archetype Indicator) , one archetype consistently gets the lowest score…

Continue Reading