Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

062 – Leading horses to water and lending hoses to fires

Posted by  Anecdote International —June 16, 2020
Filed in Communication, Leadership Posts, Podcast

Everyone uses analogies in their everyday conversations, but how can you use an analogy to sell an idea or reveal your employee’s potential? Listen to hear how you can, using the story of Seabiscuit.

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061 – New Behring’s for trains off the rails

How do your leaders respond in a crisis? Is their strategy succinct? Listen to hear how by removing ambiguity and clearly communicating with your employees can make all the difference.

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Step into their SHOES: The critical first step in crafting a narrative

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —June 4, 2020
Filed in Communication, Employee Engagement, Leadership Posts

Step one in any communications course is to consider the audience. In practice, few people do it in a methodical way. Here’s a simple, practical approach.

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Using progress stories to build hope

When managers are asked how they engage their employees, highlighting progress is rarely mentioned. But this can make a big difference to productivity.

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What is your Response Story?

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 13, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Employee Engagement

No matter what you’ve decided to do in response to COVID-19, the key step will be communicating your decisions clearly and influentially. You need to find and craft your Response Story. In this post, we explain how.

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057 – Kissinger repeatedly lords it over Secretary

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 12, 2020
Filed in Communication, Leadership Posts, Podcast

Can you bring out the best results of your team with one simple question? Listen to this podcast to feel the frustration between two US politicians!

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056 – No flies on Golding mock trial

Did you experience something at high school that you will remember forever? Listen to hear a group of high school students’ invaluable experience!

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Get to know Mike Adams, Head of Story-Powered Sales

Posted by  Mike Adams —April 30, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Selling

Read more about Mike Adams, the Head of Story-Powered Sales at Anecdote and the acclaimed author of Seven Stories Every Salesperson Must Tell.

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055 – Not all twigs turn out to be snakes

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 28, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Podcast

In this uncertain time, how do you talk to your team about what we are facing in a beneficial way? Because we are all impacted and influenced by what other people do, it is important to share positive stories and show through example what to do and how to react.

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What Kevin Hart and Brené Brown can teach us about vulnerability and humour in stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 10, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

Shawn Callahan shares how Brené Brown and Kevin Hart use vulnerability and humour in communicating their messages in multiple stories.

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