Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

Storytelling tips you can try: you can influence people easier when you know their ‘why’

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —November 24, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

If a member of your team is having trouble getting someone to agree on a topic at work, you could tell them the story outlined in this post.

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Tell me a story: How accountants can harness the power of storytelling

Accountants can use storytelling to better engage, and inform, their audiences and become better business partners. Learn from the examples in this post.

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Book Review of Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 10, 2017
Filed in Collaboration, Communication, Culture, Employee Engagement

Full of stories about the operations General Stanley McChrystal’s task force conducted in Iraq, this book is great inspiration for change. Find out more.

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In Praise of Shitty Storytelling

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 2, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

Perfect stories told perfectly are suspicious. Business people feel more comfortable with imperfect stories – here are some clear examples you can follow.

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Effectively communicate ideas via stories and stop wasting time

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 27, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Leadership Posts, Strategy

Do you think stories in business situations are a waste of time? If so, this post will highlight how you can more effectively communicate ideas at work.

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Master the art of collecting stories with these resources

Posted by  Tom Graves —March 9, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

How do we collect stories? How do we know which stories to collect, and why? Make collecting stories easy with these easy to use techniques.

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The Value of Stories in Successful Project Delivery

Stories can be used to keep a project’s purpose front-of-mind, ensuring that it stays true to the original intent. Learn how stories can help in this post.

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Great presenter or great communicator – it’s your choice

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 6, 2016
Filed in Communication

To be an impressive presenter you can spend hours crafting slides and get your delivery word-perfect. But, to have impact you must be a great communicator.

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Why you must complete that shitty first draft, and fast

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 18, 2016
Filed in Communication

When preparing a story or a pitch remember the principle of the shitty first draft. Embrace it as this is the first step to where the real rewards lie.

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Storytelling Vs. Corporate Speak

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 15, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

Who doesn’t like a useful infographic? Here’s one that contrasts a story way of speaking with the insidious corporate speak we often hear at work.

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