Archive for the ‘Anecdotes’ Category

Holidays as sources of business stories

Posted by  Udi Nachshon —October 2, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Culture

Everyone has a tale to tell from their holidays, but turning those anecdotes into business stories takes skill. Learn how to do it here:

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Storytelling tips you can try: Customer service is also about the invisible people

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 18, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

We should be mindful of how our customer service affects not only those in front of us, but also those we haven’t thought of. Learn from Gandhi’s example:

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Storytelling tips you can try: Do you get in the wheelbarrow with your team?

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 14, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Employee Engagement, Insight

It’s easy to ask someone to do something difficult when it doesn’t affect us directly. Next time you ask, use this fantastic story to show your support.

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The confirmation bias driving our behaviour

Posted by  Mark Schenk —September 8, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

Confirmation bias affects us all. Hidden assumptions can cost dearly when it comes to tackling complex issues in business and society. Learn more here:

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Storytelling with slides: meaning is inferred

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 7, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Insight

When storytelling with slides to influence and persuade, think about the emotions you are conveying, then craft slides that amplify them. Here’s how.

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Storytelling tips you can try: the importance of fitting in

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 1, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Culture

Imagine you’re trying to help people understand that it’s important to dress for the job that you want. You might tell people this story.

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Anecdotes are the pixels of your culture

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 25, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Culture

Like the bulk of an iceberg hidden below the water, the stories shaping your culture may not be fully visible. What stories are shaping your organisation?

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How to Build Your Story Repertoire

Posted by  Indranil Chakraborty —August 17, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

There is nothing better than to be able to illustrate a point with a story, but how do you remember the right story when you need it? Try this process.

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Storytelling sales techniques: no story, no sale

Posted by  Tom Graves —February 17, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Selling

This post contrasts the price driven approach of souvenir-vendors vs storytelling sales techniques applied by a charity shop. The lesson? No story, no sale.

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Mix science and storytelling: tell stories about experiments

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 2, 2016
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Selling

With storytelling, some people say anecdotes are only a single instance of something happening. Learn how experiment stories can help with credibility.

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