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The Spark Blog

An occasional series of thoughts and reflections on the role of narrative in organizational change, branding and knowledge work

silent companions

Priyanga Burford, a Sparknow associate, reflects on the potency of objects to conjure up associations and emotions. ‘Pair of baby shoes for sale. Never worn’ – Earnest Hemingway. (Used in Sparknow’s ‘Getting the Story Across’ story guide) Objects inhabit our every days: silent companions to our public and private selves – functional or beautiful or both.