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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Setting up a tagging strategy for your story bank

Posted by  Mark Schenk —July 1, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

Tagging stories within your story bank ensures you can quickly access them when you need them. This blog post will help you design a tagging strategy.

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Stories are the brain’s natural language

Posted by  Mike Adams —June 24, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

Stories are so powerful because that is how our brains are structured—our brains work by identifying and predicting sequences of related events.

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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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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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What is your Response Story?

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 13, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Employee Engagement

No matter what you’ve decided to do in response to COVID-19, the key step will be communicating your decisions clearly and influentially. You need to find and craft your Response Story. In this post, we explain how.

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Get to know Mike Adams, Head of Story-Powered Sales

Posted by  Mike Adams —April 30, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Selling

Read more about Mike Adams, the Head of Story-Powered Sales at Anecdote and the acclaimed author of Seven Stories Every Salesperson Must Tell.

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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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Paul Honeywell—An Introduction to Anecdote’s Chairman

Posted by  Paul Honeywell —March 2, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, News

Meet Paul Honeywell, Chairman of Anecdote and head of the new Anecdote UK office. Read all about Paul’s fascinating career here.

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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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