Kal Bishop is a management consultant based in London, UK. He has consulted in the visual media and software industries and for clients such as Toshiba and Transport for London. He has led improv, creativity and innovation workshops, exhibited artwork in San Francisco, Los Angeles and London and written a number of screenplays. He is a passionate traveller.
The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon. In fact, ALL of the hundreds of Hollywood movies we have deconstructed ...
188+ stages of the Hero's Journey (Monomyth) you need to know about....
Beyond three and four act story structure, lies the Hero’s Journey.
People who have NEVER worked from home promote it as a solution. People who HAVE worked from home will tell you it is not what it is cracked up to be...
Without denigrating the work and contribution of Syd Field to the art of screenwriting, it is about time many screenwriters moved on.
There is a pervasive assumption that small firms are more creative and innovative than larger firms. That is, they identify problems and generate ideas (creativity) and idea select, develop and commer...
When attempting to understand Creativity and Innovation, it pays to import the vast range of research and knowledge that has been accumulated in these fields – most of it is to be found in the field o...
The principle for writing good screenplays begins with good idea generation and then the use of structure to extrapolate that idea into a coherent story.
Effective screenwriting relies on the good understanding and use of structure. Inexperienced screenwriters may believe that structure inhibits creativity, but experienced writers know that follow...
Few Decision makers see the link between between creativity and innovation management, as performed by MBA’s in firms, and creative endeavours such as screenwriting. In fact, there are very strong lin...
The Classical Hero’s Journey is one of the most detailed story structures containing 106 sequences overall and 32 in Act III alone.
We’re all looking for great ideas right? There are a few Creativity and Innovation principles that are relevant before we discuss practical application:
In the broadest terms, strategy is about growth. Decision makers are constantly looking for growth, in fact, in listed firms, shareholders demand it and at ever increasing rates.
Three Heroes Story Structure follows the Hero’s Journey mould but distinguishes itself by making both the hero and the shape shifter both likeable and deserving of the final prize.
Structure is beneficial to creative output in a number of ways. There are at least two types of structure, work processes and frameworks: