Good Story Telling

This video combines two of my favorite topics: The Nebraska Cornhuskers and good story telling. Can you identify what makes this effective?

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  1. “Can you identify what makes this effective?”

    Maybe I’m reading to much into it….
    The rule (law), no cell phone in meeting, or should I say the breaking of the rule, the enforcement of the rule and then the announcement(good news).

  2. “Can you identify what makes this effective?”

    I think what makes this prank most effective is (I guess) the coach in the past was very strict about the “no cell phone rings in meetings” rule, or maybe he is generally a strict, short-tempered disciplinarian (I have no idea). Hence, given this factual background, his overblown reaction had a foundation which made it credible.

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