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Getting personal about your presentations

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —October 22, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication, Leadership Posts

Before people follow your ideas, they want to know what they mean to you as a leader, why you care. Try exploring one of these three story-based approaches.

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The Hero’s Journey stumbles in the world of business

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —July 23, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

The Hero’s Journey is of limited practical use in business. To activate a storytelling culture, we need simple story frameworks supplemented by anecdotes.

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Step into their SHOES: The critical first step in crafting a narrative

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —June 4, 2020
Filed in Communication, Employee Engagement, Leadership Posts

Step one in any communications course is to consider the audience. In practice, few people do it in a methodical way. Here’s a simple, practical approach.

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Stop presenting the strategy and start communicating it

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —February 3, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Strategy

As 2020 begins, many leaders will be confidently presenting new strategies and most people will be wearily dismissing them. What key point are they missing?

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Introducing Paul Ichilcik, Anecdote’s newest team member!

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —July 26, 2019
Filed in News

Meet the latest member of the Anecdote team, Paul Ichilcik, who has worked with some of the biggest companies in the world including Amazon and Microsoft.

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