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Storytelling skills: how to build your story repertoire

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 14, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling

Storytelling skills don’t develop by chance – this post will teach you how to spot a story and begin building your story repertoire. Get started now.

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Storytelling: enhancing your sales force effectiveness

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 21, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling, Selling

Increase the effectiveness of your sales force by developing their storytelling skills. They will become much more influential in changing minds.

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Great presenter or great communicator – it’s your choice

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 6, 2016
Filed in Communication

To be an impressive presenter you can spend hours crafting slides and get your delivery word-perfect. But, to have impact you must be a great communicator.

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When it comes to communicating strategy, leaders are the channel

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 5, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts, Strategy

The internal communications team is often given the task of communicating strategy throughout an organisation. Find out why leaders should be the channel.

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The state of storytelling in 2016 – insights from the ATD2016 conference

Posted by  Mark Schenk —June 16, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling, News

Storytelling has become ubiquitous. But, as this post explains, there are many different takes on it and some have little to do with actual storytelling.

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Practice storytelling like a Grizzly

Posted by  Mark Schenk —June 1, 2016
Filed in Events, News

Storytelling is a powerful business tool and it’s available to everyone. All you need is a little knowledge, a few new habits and lots of practice.

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Why you must complete that shitty first draft, and fast

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 18, 2016
Filed in Communication

When preparing a story or a pitch remember the principle of the shitty first draft. Embrace it as this is the first step to where the real rewards lie.

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Why telling stories will get your idea across

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 20, 2016
Filed in Insight

Find out how telling stories about the hassles you’re dealing with in an organisation is far more effective than simply offering a point of view.

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Storytelling for Sales is growing

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 12, 2016
Filed in News, Selling

Storytelling for Sales is growing with the program being delivered in Australia, the US and now in Thailand. Find out more here:

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Storytelling for Leaders® program in Zurich

Posted by  Mark Schenk —January 8, 2016
Filed in Events

Anecdote is holding a public Storytelling for Leaders® program in Zurich on Friday 12th February 2016. Details and booking information can be found here.

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