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Overcoming the fear of sharing business stories at work

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 8, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Leadership Posts

Is fear holding you back from sharing business stories at work? Shawn Callahan shares a few simple steps you can take to overcome it.

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Using progress stories to build hope

When managers are asked how they engage their employees, highlighting progress is rarely mentioned. But this can make a big difference to productivity.

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Virtual delivery of our story programs available now

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 10, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, News

Many businesses view coronavirus as a time to tread water to get through. However, you could see it as an opportunity to build new skills. We can help.

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What Kevin Hart and Brené Brown can teach us about vulnerability and humour in stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 10, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

Shawn Callahan shares how Brené Brown and Kevin Hart use vulnerability and humour in communicating their messages in multiple stories.

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Seeking European Partners

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 27, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, News

We are looking for more European partners to sell and deliver our business storytelling training programs. Could you be one of our new partners?

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Storytelling lessons from Baby Yoda

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 23, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Fun

Why has the Star Wars character, Baby Yoda, become such a phenomenon? Learn how understanding why this has happened can help your business storytelling.

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Developing the story habit

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 17, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling

Reading Atomic Habits inspired Shawn Callahan to apply the ideas to develop the habit of business storytelling. Here’s what he came up with.

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What happens after the bushfires?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 9, 2020
Filed in Collaboration, Communication

At this time of devastation, it’s hard to think about how we will recover and reconstruct our communities. Here is one thing that helped with this in 2009.

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Adapting a podcast story to use at work

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 3, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling

The most successful podcasts feature stories, but podcast stories often contain more details and are longer than what you would tell orally at work to …

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Narrative Threads – How to craft and tell strategy stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 20, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Strategy

Narrative threads are a great way to explain why your company made its strategic choices, creating conversational stories that everyone can appreciate.

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