Archive for the ‘Anecdotes’ Category

How marketers can exploit the full power of stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 18, 2005
Filed in Anecdotes

Story-telling is a hot topic in marketing. There is a growing and well-founded belief that legendary brands, such as Apple, Nike, and Harley, have been …

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KM in legal firms

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 13, 2005
Filed in Anecdotes

Joy London at excited utterances writes one of the best legal KM blogs around, and Joy, a New Yorker, seems to have an interest in Australia. …

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Stories that explain while creating, maintaining and legitimising behaviour

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 2, 2005
Filed in Anecdotes

On my walk with Darren this morning I was being the proud parent recounting last week’s parent-teacher night and telling him how well my eldest daughter …

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Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 18, 2005
Filed in Anecdotes

I spent last week in Fremantle, Western Australia, working with the folks at Spare Parts Puppet Theatre. They are a great bunch who’ve, over the last …

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Hearing, or not hearing, what you expect

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 18, 2005
Filed in Anecdotes, Employee Engagement

My friend Michelle turned 30 a couple of weeks ago and we all went to her house for a BBQ. I got talking to her …

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Disappointing implementations and rebuilding trust

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 17, 2005
Filed in Anecdotes

Yesterday I presented at the 11th Annual Electronic Documents & Records Management conference (on change management) and heard a remarkable presentation by Chris Scullin from Department …

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Social network analysis redefines expertise location systems

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 13, 2004
Filed in Anecdotes

When I joined Lotus in 1999 I was whisked off to Boston to attend pre-release training for a new software product code named ‘Raven’. Raven …

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cc or die

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 3, 2004
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture

I heard the following anecdote the other day: ‘When I arrived I was told I should put every in writing as an email. This didn’t …

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