Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

Reminiscence work – ways to collect stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 14, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

A couple a weeks ago we released our guide to anecdote circles and it has been extremely popular. We tried our best to give an …

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How a restaurant uses stories to keep staff motivated

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 10, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

A simple yet effective use of stories is to get staff to recount experiences of success (perhaps using an anecdote circle) before facing the new …

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Focus, focus, focus – the big four

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 9, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Paradoxically, one of the dangers of specialising in the practical application of narrative techniques is their wide applicability; sometimes the people who might be interested …

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The Storytelling and Complexity Conference in New Mexico

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 31, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

What is the link between storytelling and complexity? This was the theme that found me travelling over 28 hours from Melbourne, Australia to Las Cruces, New …

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Some free eBook resources

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 22, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Like they say, life is about timing. Coinciding with the launch of our recent ebook The ultimate guide to Anecdote Circles, Chris Corrigan has released an …

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Facts and stories (go together like a horse and carriage)

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 15, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Steven Pinker says: “Cognitive psychology has shown that the mind best understands facts when they are woven into a conceptual fabric, such as a narrative, …

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Which storybased techniques are most used?

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 10, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Since completing our Australia wide survey on the attitudes and awareness of story and narrative approaches within organisations, I have been working my way through sharing …

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Australian managers intuit story most useful for culture change

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 5, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

When asked in our recent Australian wide survey on the attitudes and awareness of story and narrative in organisations “How much have you heard or …

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Improv and Story to help you in life and work

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 4, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

In a previous post Izzy Gesell and I asked the question How can one improvise in a virtual world? Why do you care? Maybe you …

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Share your story about blogging on Zahmoo

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —October 1, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Are you a blogger? Maybe you blog professionally. Maybe your blog supports your business in some way. Maybe you blog inside an organisation. Maybe you …

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