Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

I know what you are thinking stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 26, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling

Many business audiences like to hear stories that are directly relevant. So if you are a civil engineer, for example, it’s likely you’re not that …

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Women’s memories are more speech-filled than men’s

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 24, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling

Contrary to popular belief, new research is showing that woman don’t talk more than men (see here and here). They do, however, recall more of …

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Lessons from Lewis & Clark—a new white paper is coming

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 15, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture

David Drake and I have written a new white paper describing a narrative approach to successful organisational change. We’ve built on our three journeys metaphor, …

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The one-arm boy

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 11, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

There was a boy who was born without a right arm. On his ninth birthday he asked his parents if he could join a karate …

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Global Storytelling – Pangea Day

Posted by  chandni —May 7, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

May 10 is Pangea Day. A great opportunity to get inspired! Storytellers from all over the world will tell their stories about humanity to humanity. …

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Storytelling event in Washington

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 3, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling

My friend Madelyn Blair is busily preparing for two great storytelling events in Washington that start on the 9 May. I believe there are 30 …

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Communicate with impact

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 23, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling

Imagine presenting without PowerPoint. No slides, no bullet points – just a persuasive message that changes opinion and makes an impact. The PowerPoint alternative is …

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Revealing character

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 20, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling

Recently we’ve been helping people find stories from their life that help give others an insight into the type of person they are. Annette Simmons …

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2020 Summit—storytelling advice to summiteers

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 14, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling

The Australia 2020 Summit promises to bring together the nation’s best and brightest brains in a bid to discover new ideas to take the country …

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2020 Summit

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 13, 2008
Filed in Business storytelling, Strategy

Andrew Leigh went to the 2020 summit warm up yesterday in Canberra. It was the ACT 2020 summit and the lesson he will be taking …

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