Introducing Rob Grundel: How I joined Anecdote

Posted by  Rob Grundel —September 16, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling, News

Rob Grundel has recently joined the Anecdote team. In this post, we get to know Rob and learn how working with story has been following him his whole life.

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Can you keep your cool in a tough negotiation?

Posted by  Mike Adams —September 2, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication, Corporate Storytelling

There is no chance of agreement when opposing sides lose their cool. Here’s a story you can enjoy as an anecdote or retell it to make a similar point.

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Audio blog: Storytelling and events

Whether it’s a launch or something smaller, you can look at your events through a storytelling lens and make sure that you’re telling an engrossing story.

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Why would you share your point BEFORE telling your story?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 29, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling

Business storytelling is the mindful use of storytelling to make a business point. When you share your point before your story, you tell your audience why they should listen to you.

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Innovation and execution are often incompatible

Posted by  Paul Honeywell —July 22, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

Anecdote’s Chairman, Paul Honeywell, explores the difference between innovation and execution. The two areas almost always demand different skills, different people, and a different culture.

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Magicians, marines, and medics: Understanding sales roles

Posted by  Mike Adams —May 13, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling, Selling

We’ve been told that there are two types of salespeople, hunters and farmers, but there are three. In this post, Mike Adams will introduce them to you.

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Seven ways to win tenders by thinking like a military commander

Posted by  Mike Adams —March 25, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling, Selling

Like a General in war, you normally don’t have the full picture in a sales engagement. Nonetheless, it’s the salesperson’s responsibility to know what is going on.

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Calling all communicators: Stand up for story!

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —March 18, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling

Storytelling is how we’ve shared ideas since the start of time. But somewhere along the way, we adopted an overly rational way of conveying information. It’s time to redress the balance.

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Five tips to make your meetings more productive

Here are our top five tips for making your meetings more productive and engaging and your job easier.

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How to encourage your people to get vaccinated

Shawn Callahan lays out a story-powered approach to encouraging people to get vaccinated. This blog post is the first of a series and focuses on correcting misinformation.

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