Archive for the ‘Business storytelling’ Category

007 – Saving the Citicorp skyscraper

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 19, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Sometimes people get things wrong, but the true test of character is what we do after find out we got it wrong, as the story of this engineer demonstrates.

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006 – Accidentally winding up a bank

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 12, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

The way leaders react in times of high stress is a good measure of their character. Today’s story is one of those times. Find out what happened here:

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005 – The street corner experiment

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 5, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

A story type we love here at Anecdote is a story about a scientific experiment. Our new podcast looks at the story of a street corner study and its results.

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004 – Can’t see the bathroom from the grout

Posted by  Anecdote International —January 29, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This week’s episode features a small story that’s versatile and really delivers. It’s about a bathroom renovation of all things. Check it out here:

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003 – Pick one great strategy

Posted by  Anecdote International —January 22, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Today’s story is about how a CEO helped his company focus on one big thing and in the process helped everyone get an enormous amount of good work done.

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002 – World’s worst first day on the job

Posted by  Anecdote International —January 19, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

In this podcast Shawn and Mark share and discuss a terrific business story about the worst possible first day on the job. Check it out here:

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001 – An unexpected visitor from Mars

Posted by  Anecdote International —January 18, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Welcome to our new podcast. Each week Mark and I will introduce a new story you could potentially tell at work, then we will describe why it works.

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A lesson in storytelling from Oprah

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 12, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight

Oprah Winfrey just gave a powerful speech at the 2018 Golden Globes. Much of the power was derived from the stories she told. Find out how this worked here.

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Don’t lose your credibility, avoid telling these stories

Posted by  Mark Schenk —January 9, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

There are many great stories out there that can be used to make business points. But avoid these overused stories, as they can reduce your credibility.

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Building the storytelling habit this Christmas

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 22, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling

Christmas offers a great opportunity to develop the storytelling habit. Shawn Callahan gives you some simple tips to help you get started.

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