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PUTTING STORIES TO WORK

The award-winning business book by Shawn Callahan—Founder of Anecdote—about Mastering Business Storytelling.

Learn the business storytelling secrets Shawn shares with leaders around the world and now applied in Global 1000 companies.

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STORY SKILLS

How to influence, engage
and inspire with stories.

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STORY SKILLS

How to connect, influence
and sell with stories.

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Helping organisations make
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Anecdote helps you tap into the natural power of stories to simplify change and make your strategy stick.

We help your business to be more human and engaging.

Story-driven change

Change is energised by:

To succeed you need all three.

 

Our core team

 

Cynden Adams

—communication. Cynden is a recent Journalism and Communication graduate. She tells our story through marketing and social media. She also supports our global partner network in their quest to bring storytelling into business.

Jane Taylor

—business manager. Jane keeps the company back-end running smoothly. She brings our events to life and will ensure your customer experience is first-rate!

Kerenza Smith

—visual impact. Kerenza directs the graphic design crew to ensure the materials we work with and present are high quality and have the impact we need. It's not just creating glossy materials, it's about the best visual representation for the job.

Mark Schenk

—storytelling and business. Mark has co-created and delivered our workshops and projects since 2004. He helps leadership teams across the globe find practical ways to improve their business with story. Based in Melbourne.
m: +61 412 429 852

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Mike Adams

—author of Seven Stories Every Salesperson Must Tell. Mike applies his international multi-industry sales experience to Anecdote's Story-Powered Sales™ Program.
Based in Melbourne.
m: +61 435 724 496

Paul Honeywell

—chairman, business strategist and storyteller. Paul is an experienced consultant and business leader. He has worked with clients all over the world to engage their employees and deliver their strategies using storytelling.
Based in the UK.
m +44 7785 226669.

Paul Ichilcik

—expert facilitator and story consultant. Having worked for Amazon, Microsoft, and multiple C-level executives, Paul has been immersed in practical storytelling. He has crafted countless narratives, led hundreds of workshops, and consulted to leaders globally. Based in Sydney.
m: +61 412 407 002

Paul Smitz

-words. Paul uses his editing and writing expertise to help make our content as engaging and readable as possible, with a minimum of pedantry.

Shawn Callahan

—founder, story specialist and consultant. Shawn ensures our methods are of the highest quality and he'll be there to guide your people through the most challenging stages.
Based in Melbourne.
m: +61 410 346 343

Shawn's speaker profile.

 

Anecdote is the largest network of business story practitioners in the world.

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Our latest Blog posts…

046 – Work the plan and work with the people

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 26, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast
Luke Brown shares the story of how his mantra went from ‘plan the work, work the plan’ to ‘plan the work and work with the people’ and illustrates the importance of building strong relationships at work. In this episode of Anecdotally Speaking, we welcome another guest! Luke Brown has been a friend of Mark’s for […]
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045 – Old oak forester beams

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 19, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast
Some 100 years ago, Oxford’s New College faced a crisis. This crisis had been foreseen by the college’s founders, who implemented a plan to be fulfilled 500 years in the future. In this episode, it’s Shawn’s turn to share a historical story. He recounts a crisis faced by Oxford’s New College about 100 years ago.  […]
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044 – Navigating like clockwork

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 30, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast
Disregarding ideas that don’t adhere to our standard way of thinking can inhibit progress. This story illustrates the importance of having an open mind.  Here at Anecdote, we’re gearing up to turn 15 years old! We’ve been taking a trip down memory lane as we prepare for our big day. Keep an eye on our […]
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