Archive for 2015

For those at the top, fostering engagement is a daily routine

It has been proven that employee engagement is strongly linked to overall company performance so why do many executives and HR teams struggle to foster it?

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Are you aiming for strategy or strategic clarity?

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 25, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

Achieving strategic clarity is harder than it might seem. Having a concrete story explaining what you want to achieve and why is paramount. Find out how:

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How to detect lies with a storytelling technique

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 8, 2015
Filed in Communication

Physical cues to detect lies have a fairly high failure rate. Find out how to detect lies a lot more accurately using a storytelling technique.

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How to build your decision making skills using storytelling

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 4, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

Build your employees decision making skills so that they learn to effectively tackle complex issues by playing this smart game today. Find out more here:

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Tap into the power of storytelling while we’re in the US

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 29, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

We’re in Orlando for our first Association for Talent Development (ATD) Conference. Connect with us and tap into the power of storytelling.

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Storytelling techniques that get people’s attention

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 24, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

What can you do to hold people’s attention in a meeting? How do you stop interruptions? Find out how storytelling techniques make people more attentive.

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How to find and tell a story to support your cause

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 31, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

Activists know that personal stories work. This practical advice shows how to find and tell them so that you have a good story to support your cause.

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Storytelling for Leaders programmes set for take off in New Zealand

Posted by  Ross Pearce —March 26, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling, Collaboration, News

Ross Pearce partners with Anecdote to deliver ‘Storytelling for Leaders’ programmes in New Zealand. Ross recalls how it all came about here:

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Give your data more power by wrapping facts in a story

Posted by  Mark Schenk —March 20, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

Facts are important, but on their own they are often insufficient to change people’s minds. Dramatically increase their impact by wrapping facts in a story.

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Knowing when to find a strategic narrative

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 17, 2015
Filed in Strategy

Over time competing stories can emerge across an organisation. How will developing a strategic narrative that makes sense to everyone help?

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