Archive for the ‘Strategy’ Category

059 – Turning point between The Rock and a hard place

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 26, 2020
Filed in Employee Engagement, Insight, Podcast, Strategy

Every interaction you have with an employee is an opportunity to build engagement or destroy it. What do you usually do? Listen to hear how a small moment influenced how Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson interacts with fans!

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Stop presenting the strategy and start communicating it

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —February 3, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Strategy

As 2020 begins, many leaders will be confidently presenting new strategies and most people will be wearily dismissing them. What key point are they missing?

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048 – Healthcare PhDs road test strategy risk

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 29, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast, Strategy

For a strategy to work for a whole organisation, we must involve as many people as possible in its development. Find out why in this podcast.

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Narrative Threads – How to craft and tell strategy stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 20, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Strategy

Narrative threads are a great way to explain why your company made its strategic choices, creating conversational stories that everyone can appreciate.

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A strategy story does more than communicate your strategy

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 28, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight, Strategy

Sometimes the best way to get everyone on the same page is with a good story. Join Shawn as he explores why a good strategy story is essential for business.

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Knowing everyone is on the same page

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 17, 2018
Filed in Communication, Strategy

Warning: This article contains explicit language. Do not read if you might be offended. Have you ever had the feeling that you and your colleagues …

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What might Amazon’s six-page narrative structure look like?

A lot has been written recently about how Jeff Bezos and his executives run their meetings. Amazon has made it very public that their senior …

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016 – Tips for strawberry flavour

In this episode of Anecdotally Speaking, we explain what it is that Mark and I do for work, why some stories work for some audiences …

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Like it or not, stories are shaping your company culture

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 28, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Strategy

Gerry Lynch is the general manager of Mars New Zealand, the food and retail business that gives us Mars bars, M&Ms, MasterFoods and Whiskas, to …

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Effectively communicate ideas via stories and stop wasting time

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 27, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Leadership Posts, Strategy

Time is one of my most valuable commodities. It’s probably the same for you. So anything that wastes time reduces productivity, right? And that’s something …

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