Archive for the ‘Insight’ Category

How to capture stories using places and props

Posted by  Tom Graves —February 10, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight

Where are some of your story-places – where stories gather to tell themselves? What props do you use to get the stories to flow? Find some ideas here.

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Storytelling skills around the world: who can spot stories the best?

Posted by  Mark Schenk —January 18, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight

In 2011 we launched TheStoryTest.com to help people develop their ability to spot stories. Now armed with 6 years of data, we present the insights here.

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Getting things done with a Bullet Journal

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 17, 2016
Filed in Insight

Always on the lookout for good note-taking systems, I’m currently trying out a paper-based approach called the Bullet Journal. Here are my thoughts so far.

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The sales skill of reading the play

Posted by  David Christiansen —May 27, 2016
Filed in Insight, Selling

Knowing who you’re talking to, their motivations, what’s happening with their company is called Reading the Play. Learn about this sales skill here:

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Tips for writing winning award submissions

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 17, 2016
Filed in Insight

In writing a submission for an award, you need to make your entry memorable and meaningful to the judges. Learn how to bring your submission to life here.

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Why good storytellers are more attractive

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 29, 2016
Filed in Insight

According to a pair of American researchers, good storytellers really are more attractive. Take a look at their findings here:

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Why telling stories will get your idea across

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 20, 2016
Filed in Insight

Find out how telling stories about the hassles you’re dealing with in an organisation is far more effective than simply offering a point of view.

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Unique opportunity to learn from Gary Klein in Melbourne

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 23, 2016
Filed in Events, Insight

Learn how to accelerate learning and create the conditions to foster insights plus much more in this workshop with renowned psychologist Gary Klein.

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How can we help people to reconnect?

Posted by  Ronald van Domburg —August 13, 2015
Filed in Communication, Insight

How can we make a person who feels uncomfortable and alone feel welcome instead? Can we help people to reconnect? It’s very easy, we just forget sometimes.

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Are storytelling techniques the new social lubricant?

Posted by  Raf Stevens —August 11, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Insight

Is alcohol our ultimate social lubricant? Can we interact without it? Raf Stevens says yes, with the right storytelling techniques. Find out more here:

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