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Feeling the need for change

Posted by  Daryl Cook —March 21, 2013
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Leadership

Kevin shared this story with me the other day. It’s too good not to retell. > A few years back, there was an ad agency called Allen Brady and Marsh (ABM). It was a very showbiz agency, and not very fashionable. They were pitching for the British Rail account against some very good agencies and […]

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Storytelling for Leaders – London

Posted by  Daryl Cook —March 14, 2013
Filed in News

We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be running our popular *Storytelling for Leaders* program in London on Monday, 17th June 2013. This opportunity doesn’t present itself that often, so we hope you can join us. Early-bird tickets are on sale until the 12th April. Register now »

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Storytelling for Sales in Melbourne

Posted by  Daryl Cook —March 7, 2013
Filed in News

Continuing our series of public workshops in 2013, we’re really excited about running our *Storytelling for Sales* program in Melbourne on Wednesday, 20th March 2013. Great sales people are great storytellers. But we often assume this a natural gift that you either have, or you don’t. It’s not the case. We can all use the […]

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Story quote of the week

Posted by  Daryl Cook —February 22, 2013
Filed in Business storytelling

Build your storytelling skills at our public workshops

Posted by  Daryl Cook —February 5, 2013
Filed in News

Just a reminder that we’re running a number of events in the coming weeks. We hope to see you at one of these and help you build your storytelling skills. ## Public Workshops We are running two Storytelling for Leaders public workshops. The first workshop will be in Melbourne on Wednesday, 13th February 2013, with […]

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Your stories must be plausible

Posted by  Daryl Cook —February 4, 2013
Filed in Communication

One of the things that we tell people in our workshops is that your stories need to be true, particularly in a business context. Your stories should be genuine and authentic. They must also be accurate, plausible and believable. If they’re not, you run the risk of damaging your credibility. Consider this example of UK […]

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Storytelling for Leaders — Webinars

Posted by  Daryl Cook —January 23, 2013
Filed in News

We’ve been privileged to have had the opportunity to run our workshops right around the globe, but we don’t get the chance to do it quite as often as we’d like. So, to reach out to a broader audience, we thought it would be worthwhile to offer a version of our popular [Storytelling for Leaders](http://www.anecdote.com/storytelling-program.php) […]

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Storytelling for Leaders — Canberra workshop

Posted by  Daryl Cook —January 21, 2013
Filed in News

We’ve just released tickets for our [Storytelling for Leaders](http://www.anecdote.com/storytelling-program.php) program in Canberra on Friday, 15th February 2013. Tickets for this workshop are $695, which includes our [Deliberate Practice Program](http://www.anecdote.com/storytelling-dpp.php) valued at $420, and is fully catered. » Register now We haven’t run one of these public workshops in Canberra for a couple of years, so […]

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Storytelling for Leaders – Melbourne workshop

Posted by  Daryl Cook —January 16, 2013
Filed in News

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be running a series of public workshops in early 2013, kicking off with our [Storytelling for Leaders](http://www.anecdote.com/storytelling-program.php) program in Melbourne on Wednesday, 13th February 2013. Tickets for this workshop are only $695 and all attendees will automatically receive a free [Deliberate Practice Program](http://www.anecdote.com/storytelling-dpp.php) valued at $420. » Register now […]

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Engaging the C-suite

Posted by  Daryl Cook —January 8, 2013
Filed in Strategy

Last year IBM released their Global CEO Study 2012, which involved more than 1,700 CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. It makes for fascinating reading. One of the things that really stood out for me was the finding that most CEOs largely think alike, (their views differed on less […]

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