Putting stories to work®

ANECDOTE TAKES YOU
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
  • How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities
       

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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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How to influence, engage
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How to connect, influence
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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

 

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.

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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Silvia Regos

—achieving business outcomes. Silvia uses her experience as a leader and sales executive to help individuals and organisations use the power of storytelling to influence, engage and inspire. Based in Melbourne.
m: +61 412 105 318

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!

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.

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.

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.

 

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

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Our latest Blog posts…

038 – Dolphin kicks out number one

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast
Micheal Phelps broke both his personal record and the world record when he won the men’s 400m Individual Medley Final at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Four years later, he battled for 4th place in the same event. Don’t become complacent, it takes hard work to stay on top. A few years ago, Shawn was working […]
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037 – Fortran reveals Hidden Figures

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 30, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast
Dorothy Vaughan was a mathematician who worked for NASA during the 1960s. Her story provides an excellent example of the importance of continually learning and effectively responding to disruption. Happy New Year! We took two weeks off over the holiday period to relax and recharge. Now, we’re back and ready for a big year!  Here […]
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How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 23, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication
Last month I had the opportunity to give a 90-minute talk to 16 Silicon Valley CEOs in San Jose. They all believed in business storytelling and wanted to dig into the practicalities of the skill. One of the questions they had was, ‘How do you do storytelling with deeply analytic and scientific communities, both internally […]
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