Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category

067 – Born to run and still running

Posted by  Anecdote International —July 21, 2020
Filed in Employee Engagement, Fun, Podcast

Customer experience is the be all and end all. Listen to hear how Bruce Springsteen made a contract with his fans to give them the best show, night after night.

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Storytelling lessons from Baby Yoda

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 23, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Fun

Why has the Star Wars character, Baby Yoda, become such a phenomenon? Learn how understanding why this has happened can help your business storytelling.

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United Breaks Guitars and Business Storytelling

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 29, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun

Do you remember Dave Carroll’s 2009 YouTube sensation, United Breaks Guitars? Well, Dave got in touch with us about business storytelling, details here.

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Strategic storytelling: use stories to explain why

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 21, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun

Sharing what triggered a change will make people more accepting of it. So when something changes, use this story pattern to explain what’s happening.

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11 Gift Ideas for the Storyteller in Your Life

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —December 16, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun

Most families or friendship circles have an avid or aspiring storyteller. We’ve come up with a list of 11 things that any storyteller would like to receive.

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Team cohesion: lessons from a trip down the Snowy River

Posted by  David Green —June 3, 2016
Filed in Collaboration, Fun

In corporate life we travel in rafts, not one-person kayaks. To go faster than the current we need team cohesion. Everyone has to paddle their hardest.

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The world is flat

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 30, 2014
Filed in Fun

The opening paragraph of Tom Friedman‘s 2005 book ‘The World is Flat‘ is: No one ever gave me directions like this on a golf course …

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Whoever tells the best story wins

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 16, 2014
Filed in Fun, News

In 2001, Annette Simmons published her book The Story Factor. I read it cover to cover and as I write this my dog-eared, tagged and …

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Family narratives

Posted by  Mark Schenk —March 26, 2013
Filed in Communication, Fun

At Christmas, I was in Melbourne with my two kids. All my family live there and I needed to do what I could to ensure …

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Awesome stories

Posted by  Mark Schenk —March 12, 2013
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun

Every two months an email arrives that I am always happy to receive. Its the bi-monthly newsletter from the Awesome Stories website. Awesome Stories is …

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