Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

Convey complex ideas with compassion, clarity and comprehension

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —September 7, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

In a complex world where the future is inherently unpredictable, it’s sometimes better to wait to the very last minute to make a decision. Do …

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Zahmoo blog is up and running

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 4, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

If you are interested in the Most Significant Change technique or, more generally, in ways to assess the impact of initiatives that are difficult to …

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A whole new mind review

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 1, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Garr Reynolds over at Presentation Zen has written an excellent review of Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind. A couple of quotes that stand out: …

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10 reflections on storytelling

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 28, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

It’s good to reflect. Take some time. Sit back… Reflect. Here’s some links to our thoughts on storytelling: Story telling versus story writing Ignite your …

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How to use the Zaltman Metaphor Elicitation Technique

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 27, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

I’m reading Gerald Zaltman’s How Customers Think. I started from the back because I was attracted to the chapters on story, metaphor and memory. But …

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Building trust – find and listen to other’s stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 26, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Karen Armstrong has written a piece in the Guardian today encouraging us to consider and accept multiple perspectives regarding the complex strife in the Middle …

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From little things big things grow

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 25, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

I was writing a paper today describing our story-based approach to change and remembered Paul Kelly’s song, From Little Things Big Things Grow. I’d never read …

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Storytelling versus story-writing

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 21, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

One way we help businesses learn and change is to help them find and collect their stories. These business stories are not fancy, crafted stories …

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Be an early bird – From story disaster to story master

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 17, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Here are three signs that you could benefit from our storytelling workshop: Ever felt limited by a ‘dot-point’ type mentality? You find yourself in meetings …

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Group vs individual brainstorming

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 17, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Bob Sutton has noticed that the Wall Street Journal is reporting research suggesting that individual brainstorming (some have called it brain-writing) is more effective that …

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