Archive for the ‘Anecdotes’ Category

017 – All about apocryphal stories

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 2, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

In this podcast we provide some examples of apocryphal stories and we dig into how to tell them, when to use them, and discuss the potential pitfalls.

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016 – Tips for strawberry flavour

In this episode, we hear a genuine ‘brand story’ from International Flavours and Fragrances, and talk about the importance of data in storytelling.

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015 – Empty bunks in tall ships

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 18, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

This episode of the podcast tells the story of Janusz Kamiemski, who saw an opportunity to chase his dream, followed it, and got a surprise at the end.

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014 – It ain’t what you do

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 11, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

This episode of the podcast tells a story about how the smallest action can make a huge difference to those under your leadership.

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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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Storytelling tips you can try: the effect music has on purchasing decisions

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —December 5, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Selling

If you’re discussing how to improve the sales performance of a product and need to illustrate your point, try this story about music and wine sales.

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Storytelling tips you can try: you can influence people easier when you know their ‘why’

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —November 24, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

If a member of your team is having trouble getting someone to agree on a topic at work, you could tell them the story outlined in this post.

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Oral storytelling techniques: how to finish your story

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 16, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Insight

There are many ways to finish a story. Use these oral storytelling techniques and you might even hear your story being retold, the greatest of compliments.

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Storytelling tips you can try: overcome bias to make the most of opportunities

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —November 9, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Insight

You miss some really good opportunities to learn from others when you jump to conclusions about what they’re like. Learn to overcome bias with this story.

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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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