Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

103 – Cut glass shatters jeweller

What you say can have a huge impact on how people perceive you and your organisation. Listen to hear how one CEO got it wrong and cost his company millions.

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102 – Hidden Figures the prequel

Are you looking for a key that will unlock new skills or information? Listen to hear how persistence led Shawn to a groundbreaking discovery.

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Seven ways to win tenders by thinking like a military commander

Posted by  Mike Adams —March 25, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling, Selling

Like a General in war, you normally don’t have the full picture in a sales engagement. Nonetheless, it’s the salesperson’s responsibility to know what is going on.

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100 – A tonne of revered stories

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 23, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun, Podcast

To celebrate 100 episodes, Shawn and Mark discuss what stories from the podcast they use most often and how they use them.

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Calling all communicators: Stand up for story!

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —March 18, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling

Storytelling is how we’ve shared ideas since the start of time. But somewhere along the way, we adopted an overly rational way of conveying information. It’s time to redress the balance.

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099 – CEO becomes late chairman

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 16, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Podcast

How do you encourage productive behaviours? Listen to hear Shawn and Mark give five examples of reward and recognition in the workplace.

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Five tips to make your meetings more productive

Here are our top five tips for making your meetings more productive and engaging and your job easier.

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098 – Gender biased snow job really hurts

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 9, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Culture, Podcast

Are invisible biases impacting your decisions? Listen to hear how one man’s joke changed a town’s snow clearing system, preventing injuries and saving money.

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How to encourage your people to get vaccinated

Shawn Callahan lays out a story-powered approach to encouraging people to get vaccinated. This blog post is the first of a series and focuses on correcting misinformation.

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097 – Beware your inner thespian

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 2, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Podcast

Is a good presenter always a good business storyteller? Listen to hear Anecdote Partners, Sarah Jane McKechnie and David Pullan provide thought-provoking insights.

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