Archive for 2009

Worthwhile work

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 14, 2009
Filed in Leadership Posts

Is there a movement toward meaningful and worthwhile work? Are people increasingly interested in pursuing work that contributes to a more equitable, just, sustainable and …

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Birthday drinks venue

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 11, 2009
Filed in News

We have found a place we like for drinks. Madam Brussells, level 3, 59 Bourke St Melbourne. Next to Spaghetti Tree. Come on down and …

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Anecdote turns five

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 10, 2009
Filed in News

It seems hard to believe that it was five years ago tomorrow that Anecdote opened doors for business. Time has flown. On Tuesday 11 August, …

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Narrative or story-based approach to employee engagement

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 8, 2009
Filed in Employee Engagement

Late last year, a company approached us on the topic of employee engagement. They’d received the results of their biannual engagement survey and, as with …

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KM Australia

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 7, 2009
Filed in Communication, News

You can imagine my surprise when on day 1 of the conference I found myself sitting at the same table as Dan Kirsch. I’ve never …

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The Bullshit Detection Kit

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 2, 2009
Filed in Communication

I discovered this video today which lists 10 questions to help you decide whether a viewpoint, opinion, theory is worth taking on board and believing. …

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What’s your point?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 29, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling

When was the last time you heard one of those rambling stories that seem to go on and on and quite frankly you couldn’t see …

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Webinar—Three Questions We Usually Get from Leaders About Storytelling: Reflections, Discussion & Tools

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 27, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, News

Terrence Gargiulo and I are conducting two webinars in August where we will talk about some of the important lessons we’ve learned while helping leaders …

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Persuasion, facts, stories and the law

Posted by  Mark Schenk —July 18, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling

Court cases are decided on the basis of the facts and evidence presented. Or are they? I have long believed that court cases are essentially …

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