Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

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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A new applicaton to support Most Significant Change projects

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 16, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling

Most Significant Change is a monitoring technique based on the collection and selection of stories. The technique involves collecting stories, gathering people together to talk …

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Ignite your story telling

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 7, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

When it comes to being an effective fire fighter, fire science has come up with the fire triangle. The fire triangle is a simple model …

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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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