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Celebrating Story

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 11, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, News

I’m sitting here watching the sun peak up over the trees and bushes that define the boundary of our backyard thinking about the enjoyable conference I attended last week. It was called Celebrating Story and it was held at the Abbotsford Convent. Andrew and Sasha Rixon did a tremendous job organising the event. They created […]

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Birthday drinks venue

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 11, 2009
Filed in News

We have found a place we like for drinks. Madam Brussells, level 3, 59 Bourke St Melbourne. Next to Spaghetti Tree. Come on down and join us.

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Anecdote turns five

Posted by  Mark Schenk —August 10, 2009
Filed in News

It seems hard to believe that it was five years ago tomorrow that Anecdote opened doors for business. Time has flown. On Tuesday 11 August, Shawn and I will be in Melbourne city centre having drinks from 5pm to celebrate. We would love to see you there. We will blog and tweet the venue when […]

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KM Australia

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 7, 2009
Filed in Communication, News

You can imagine my surprise when on day 1 of the conference I found myself sitting at the same table as Dan Kirsch. I’ve never met Dan. I’ve seen some of his posts in ActKM but top-most in my mind was that Dan was the guy who triggered the events that led Yahoogroups to delete […]

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Webinar—Three Questions We Usually Get from Leaders About Storytelling: Reflections, Discussion & Tools

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 27, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, News

Terrence Gargiulo and I are conducting two webinars in August where we will talk about some of the important lessons we’ve learned while helping leaders become better storytellers. It’s going to be an interactive format where you’ll be able to ask questions. The sessions are 45 minutes. Just click on the session that suits you […]

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Fast Company recommendation

Posted by  Mark Schenk —July 12, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, News

I just noticed that Fast Company expert blogger Thomas Clifford has listed Shawn as one of 7 interesting storytellers to follow on Twitter. I better start following him 🙂

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Newsletter Addenda

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 4, 2009
Filed in News

Newsletter subscriber, Ross Nicholson, rightly points out that Tom Peter’s said “Ready, fire, aim” not “Ready, aim, fire,” which I incorrectly wrote in the last newsletter. It seems automatic pilot kicked in as I was writing that sentence. By the way, did you know you can see all our newsletters online? Just go to http://www.anecdote.com.au/newsletters.php […]

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London public workshops in June

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 22, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, News

Just a quick note to say it is just over 4 weeks before we get together in London for our two workshops (24 & 25 June). Looks like we have a good turn out but if you are thinking of coming along I need to get all the registrations complete in the next two weeks. […]

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How to be memorable and inspire action at work by telling stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 13, 2009
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts, News

Thanks to all my Twitter friends who helped me refine this article. It was a fun process that reinforces for me the strength of social computing approaches for collaboration. The main purpose of this whitepaper is to introduce senior leaders to the idea of business storytelling and demonstrate its importance, especially in the increasingly complex […]

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Story week starts on Monday

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 29, 2009
Filed in News

As flagged previously, Anecdote, Innotecture and Sparknow are running Story Week commencing on Monday 4th May. Story week aims to explore how to identify stories that have impact and the consistency (if any) with which people rate the impact of stories. This is of interest for a range of reasons. Firstly, our Narrative Insight process […]

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