What might Amazon’s six-page narrative structure look like?

If you want to move to a Jeff Bezos–style executive meeting without PowerPoint, with a six-page narrative memo, you mustn’t forget the narrative. Here’s why

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Storytelling in San Francisco

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 10, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Events, News

Storytelling is a crucial skill for leaders. If you want to develop your skills, come along to our public storytelling workshop in San Francisco this month.

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Using stories to reveal valuable insights in an organisation

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 22, 2018
Filed in Communication, Culture

Leaders are often shielded from underlying issues in a company. This technique uses stories to get right underneath the surface and reveal valuable insights

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Creating powerful moments to trigger stories in the workplace

Learn to create more stories within your organisation by taking ordinary moments and turning them into memorable experiences people will share with others.

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Storytelling in Asia

Posted by  Mark Schenk —March 2, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

The Storytelling for Leaders® program is coming up on 6 March on Hong Kong Island. Details on that and other Storytelling opportunities can be found here:

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A lesson in storytelling from Oprah

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 12, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight

Oprah Winfrey just gave a powerful speech at the 2018 Golden Globes. Much of the power was derived from the stories she told. Find out how this worked here.

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Don’t lose your credibility, avoid telling these stories

Posted by  Mark Schenk —January 9, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

There are many great stories out there that can be used to make business points. But avoid these overused stories, as they can reduce your credibility.

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Building the storytelling habit this Christmas

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 22, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling

Christmas offers a great opportunity to develop the storytelling habit. Shawn Callahan gives you some simple tips to help you get started.

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The power of stories: a legal performance-enhancing substance

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 20, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Leadership Posts

The power of stories helped lead the Richmond Football Club from a horror AFL season in 2016, to a premiership in 2017. Find out why stories worked here:

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How to reduce your story anxiety

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 12, 2017
Filed in Events, Leadership Posts

We’re told we need to know our story—the story of our product, our program, the change we’re making, but no-one is showing us how. Find out at this event.

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