Archive for 2007

Good conversations lead to good stories

Posted by  Robyn —August 2, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

Watching Andrew Denton interview Michael Parkinson on More Than Enough Rope on ABC television recently was a lesson in good interviewing techniques. Denton even admitted …

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Evolving storylines to create your first journey

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 2, 2007
Filed in Strategy

Rick Davies, the creator of the Most Significant Change techniques, has posted a description of a story-based technique he experimented with that’s designed to help …

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Etienne Wenger on Communities of Practice

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 31, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

I was having dinner with Etienne last week hosted by Bronwyn Stuckey—thanks Bron. I haven’t laughed so much for a long time. So it was …

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Ideas made to stick – a scene from West Wing

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 30, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes

Made to Stick is one of my favourite books at the moment because it’s well written and well researched. And, you know what? the ideas …

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Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 29, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling, Collaboration

Just cleaning up my Bloglines and thought I would share some of the posts I was saving. Brad Hinton reflects on oral history and storytelling …

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The fragility of trust

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 25, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes

A friend of mine is a lawyer, and a good one at that. Our families just spent a week together in Mossy Point on the …

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Architectures of control

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 24, 2007
Filed in Culture

Just discovered this interesting blog on how designers are using the built environment to control our behaviour. There is an interesting post on how a …

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Sydney Venue for Upcoming Workshop

Posted by  Daryl Cook —July 23, 2007
Filed in News

We are currently putting together a series of breakfast seminars on the topic of knowledge retention – more on that later. We are going to …

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Collecting stories – the role of the imaginary person

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 23, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling

Aiden Choles has just posted a nice piece on how he used role play within an anecdote circle to collect stories. This is how it …

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Will Wright’s new game Spore and decision games

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 21, 2007
Filed in Communication

Have you ever played SimCity? I remember the first time I had a go at that game. It was 1990. I was amazed. Well, the …

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