Archive for 2022

156 – Adopt transparent systems

Do things the right way, not the easy way. Listen to hear how adopting a more transparent system saved thousands of lives in five United States states.

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How to connect in the virtual world

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 4, 2022
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Corporate Storytelling

Building rapport is just as important in the virtual world as in person, but you need to be more purposeful about it when you’re not physically present.

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155 – Don’t ignore the Dottie in your life

When it comes to leadership, little things make a big difference. Listen to hear what inspired Walt Bettinger’s, CEO at Charles Schwab, leadership style.

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154 – Less is more

Don’t put everything into your stories. You’ll overwhelm or distract your listener. Listen to hear how cutting a scene from the original King Kong kept audiences engaged.

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153 – Focus on your goal

Sometimes you must ignore what’s happening around you and focus on your goal. Listen to hear how this strategy helped Julia Louis-Dreyfus survive breast cancer.

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152 – Present a united front

Present a united front to avoid bad outcomes. Listen to hear how Ryan Reynolds and his brothers avoided their father’s fury.

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151 – Balance performance and engagement

Successful leadership requires a balance of performance and engagement. Listen to hear how a Country Head improved his numbers without his number one salesperson.

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Why do we say too much? Advice for the data analyst

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 21, 2022
Filed in Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling, Insight

The deep knowledge of data analysts often works against them. They either tell the audience too much or assume the audience knows what they know.

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Anecdotally Speaking’s mid-year break

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 31, 2022
Filed in Podcast

Anecdotally Speaking is taking a short mid-year break so that we can produce some exciting new content! We’ll be back on the 5th of July.

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150 – In praise of small stories

A slight change in mindset can improve your entire day. Listen to hear some examples of small stories that have a big impact.

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