Posts Tagged ‘Communication’

125 – Lending a hose to neighbours on fire

Great leaders communicate in ways that change minds and inspire action. Listen to hear how Franklin Roosevelt used an analogy to shift the events of World War II.

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Can you keep your cool in a tough negotiation?

Posted by  Mike Adams —September 2, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication, Corporate Storytelling

There is no chance of agreement when opposing sides lose their cool. Here’s a story you can enjoy as an anecdote or retell it to make a similar point.

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114 – Tails with the Raj of mice and men

Often an idea will need a reality check—can it be executed? Listen to hear how a senior leader at Microsoft discovered the impact of storytelling.

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108 – Jobs fit for a condor

Steve Jobs was a fantastic storyteller. Listen to hear how, instead of endlessly listing features and benefits, he used an analogy to explain the importance of computers.

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101 – Transmitting without a receiver

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 30, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication, Podcast

Are you receiving the messages that could help you avert disaster? Listen to hear Mark share a story that illustrates the importance of listening.

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100 – A tonne of revered stories

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 23, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun, Podcast

To celebrate 100 episodes, Shawn and Mark discuss what stories from the podcast they use most often and how they use them.

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089 – Corporate Storytelling—Sales communication with Mike Adams and Paul Ichilcik

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 22, 2020
Filed in Communication, Corporate Storytelling, Podcast, Selling

The best sellers are the ones who tell stories. Listen to hear Anecdote Principals, Mike Adams and Paul Ichilcik, share their insights on sales communication.

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088 – Corporate Storytelling—Strategy development and communication with Melodie Potts Rosevear

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 15, 2020
Filed in Communication, Podcast, Strategy

Developing your company strategy story can uncover a lot. Listen to hear how Founder and CEO at Teach for Australia, Melodie Potts Rosevear, discovered her company’s natural storytellers while developing their strategy story.

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082 – Corporate Storytelling—Leadership communication with Hannah Davies

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 3, 2020
Filed in Corporate Storytelling, Leadership Posts, Podcast

Can effective leadership exist without storytelling? Listen to hear how leadership consultant and executive coach, Hannah Davies, unpacks corporate storytelling.

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077 – Benjamin’s book borrowing turns rival to friend

Posted by  Anecdote International —September 29, 2020
Filed in Collaboration, Communication, Podcast

Sometimes asking for a favour is a good way to build rapport. Listen to hear how Benjamin Franklin turned a rival to a friend.

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