Archive for August, 2012


The Origins Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference 2012

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 30, 2012
Filed in News

Why not join us at The Origins Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference in Bangkok 4-5 October 2012. Register here

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Company strategies: the missing ingredient

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 8, 2012
Filed in Strategy

We’re privileged at Anecdote to see many company strategies. Interestingly, the sizes and shapes of these strategies don’t necessarily correlate with the sizes and shapes of the organisations that created them. We’ve seen some of the biggest companies in the world struggle to put their fingers on what a strategy is, and we’ve seen some […]

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Understanding the reason why

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —August 8, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun

An American businessman was standing at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish. “How long it took you to catch them?” The American asked. “Only […]

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Influencing change with the natural power of stories workshop – Auckland, NZ

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —August 2, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling, News

We’re excited to announce that Kevin is coming to Auckland to run our ‘Influencing change with the natural power of stories’ workshop on the 1st November. We have so many followers and Anecdotally subscribers from New Zealand, we thought it was about time we made a return visit to Auckland to showcase our approach to […]

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The power of plain language when communicating strategy

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —August 1, 2012
Filed in Communication, Leadership Posts

Most leaders really struggle to use plain language, especially when it comes to communicating something like strategy. Here at Anecdote we specialise in oral storytelling, and we see this every time we work with a group of leaders in helping them tell their strategic story, or when using stories to build employee engagement or when […]

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