Archive for the ‘Insight’ Category

058 – Pedalling like hell he can

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 19, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Insight, Podcast

Do you put 100% effort into everything you do? Is it making a difference to your performance? Listen to this podcast to hear more!

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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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A strategy story does more than communicate your strategy

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 28, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight, Strategy

Sometimes the best way to get everyone on the same page is with a good story. Join Shawn as he explores why a good strategy story is essential for business.

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016 – Tips for strawberry flavour

In this episode of Anecdotally Speaking, we explain what it is that Mark and I do for work, why some stories work for some audiences …

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Creating powerful moments to trigger stories in the workplace

We recently began an Anecdote book club for the office. For our first book, we read The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary …

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A lesson in storytelling from Oprah

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

Oprah Winfrey gave a powerful speech at the 2018 Golden Globes accepting the Cecil B. de Mille Award. It seems to be talked about everywhere …

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Oral storytelling techniques: how to finish your story

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 16, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Insight

There’s an incredibly strong urge that comes over us, right when we end an anecdote, to explain what the story means. This urge seems especially …

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Storytelling tips you can try: overcome bias to make the most of opportunities

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —November 9, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Insight

We understand that life gets busy. Between emails, meetings and projects it can sometimes be hard to deliberately think about useful business stories that you’ve …

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Storytelling tips you can try: Customer service is also about the invisible people

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 18, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

As Gandhi stepped aboard a train one day, one of his shoes slipped off and landed on the track. He was unable to retrieve it …

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Storytelling tips you can try: Do you get in the wheelbarrow with your team?

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 14, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Employee Engagement, Insight

Jean-Francois Gravelet was famous for tight-rope walking over the Niagara Falls in the late 1800s. This story was inspired by these amazing feats: Upon completing …

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