Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

The best sellers use story-triggering

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 4, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Selling

When selling, think about the stories you are triggering for your prospects. Create situations that are remarkable, just like this car salesperson did.

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Why you should avoid having text on your slides when you are talking

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 29, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

Find out the biggest mistake presenters make when using PowerPoint slides. You might be putting your efforts into the wrong thing.

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Five lessons on how to be a great presenter

Posted by  Mark Schenk —March 28, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Events

Here are five things we can learn from author Patrick Lencioni that can help make our presentations more memorable, engaging and impactful.

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040 – Moving forward on a backwards bike

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 26, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

It’s just like riding a bike – unless that bike has been fixed to mess with your mind. Discover how even knowing the answer doesn’t mean you’ll get it right.

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039 – Reply all and touch many

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

We all make mistakes, but what we do after is the important part. This podcast sees a great story about the right way to deal with an email faux pas.

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Never let a good story get in the way of the truth

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 4, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling

Sometimes, an completely incorrect story can become universally believed. This post looks at a surprising case and offers a solution.

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038 – Dolphin kicks out number one

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This story contrasts Michael Phelps’ swims at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Learn some valuable business points on not becoming complacent and staying on top.

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037 – Fortran reveals Hidden Figures

Posted by  Anecdote International —January 30, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Dorothy Vaughan was a mathematician who worked for NASA during the 1960s. Her story is an excellent example of effectively responding to disruption.

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How to use storytelling for deeply analytic and scientific communities

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 23, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

Read a step by step process for mastering the art of effective business storytelling for technical, analytic and scientific communities here.

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036 – The way to a rioter’s heart

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 5, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This week’s podcast explains how to prevent a riot by using brains rather than brawn, and that even the smallest changes can yield the largest results.

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