Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

Sensemaking starts with noticing

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 6, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

Oscar Wilde once remarked, “there was no fog in London before Whistler painted it.” Wilde was referring to Whistler’s, Chelsea Wharf, and making the point that …

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Story spines for sensemaking

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —July 21, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

The “story spine” is a natural sensemaking device. Yesterday, one of my good friends Viv was telling me about a workshop experience she went through with …

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New Anecdote workshop – From Story Disaster to Story Master

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 18, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

We are excited to announce our new workshop designed to help people find and tell organisational stories. Here is the description. https://www.anecdote.com.au/coursedisplay.php?cid=12 I recommend you …

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The role of story in branding

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 12, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

My friend Darren Woolley sent me this link to Storytelling: Escaping the Price War. The subtitle is: How Perrier and Other Marketers Have Elevated Product …

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Narrative quote from Steve Denning

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 12, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts

I like this quote from Steve: “The choice for leaders in business and organizations is not whether to be involved in storytelling—they can hardly do …

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Anthropologist collects stories from soldiers in Afganistan

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 6, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

I just noticed this news item over at Harold Jarche’s blog describing how anthropologist Anne Irwin spent time collecting stories in the field with the Canadian …

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A new book on conversation gets a tougue lashing from Steve Denning

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 28, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

Last week I ordered Conversation: A History of a Declining Art by Stephen Miller from Amazon. I’d heard the author interviewed by Phillip Adams on …

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Getting started with Anecdote Circles

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 28, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

We’ve spoken about anecdote circles a bit on this blog (here, here and here) and people have asked us how they can get started with using …

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What our workshops look like

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 20, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Just thought you might be interested in what sensemaking and intervention design workshops look like so I’ve updated our Business Narrative Squidoo lens with some …

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Books that have influenced our business narrative technique

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 18, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

Over the last 2 years ago we’ve gained lots of practical experience in eliciting stories, helping people make sense of them and assisting people design …

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