Posts Tagged ‘Inspiration’

038 – Dolphin kicks out number one

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This story contrasts Michael Phelps’ swims at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Learn some valuable business points on not becoming complacent and staying on top.

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015 – Empty bunks in tall ships

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 18, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

This episode of the podcast tells the story of Janusz Kamiemski, who saw an opportunity to chase his dream, followed it, and got a surprise at the end.

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How we took business storytelling global at the ATD Conference 2017

Posted by  Lucy Honeywell —June 23, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

The Anecdote team recently had a booth at the ATD Conference for the first time. Learn how we introduced our business storytelling approach to the world.

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Why Leaders Need Good Storytelling Skills – Part 1

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 9, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling

Chapter 1 from the upcoming book, Putting Stories to Work by Shawn Callahan. Find out where storytelling skills can really make a difference.

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Are storytelling techniques the new social lubricant?

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

US human rights activist and Professor of Law Bryan Stevenson starts his Ted Talk below, about the injustices in the US legal system with a wonderful …

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Leadership, storytelling and the power of connection

Posted by  Raf Stevens —June 19, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

“That’s enough, Raf. Stop calling me.” It was 1986, I was fifteen and a huge fan of the DJ’s of the Dutch Radio Veronica. Adam …

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How to find and tell a story to support your cause

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 31, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

Activists know that a personal story has the best chance of influencing a decision. So when they canvas support, they often ask for personal stories …

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How to inspire with stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 16, 2014
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture

We all want to be inspired. And we all want to inspire others. Parents want to inspire their kids. Business leaders want to inspire the …

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Community of Practice – Green Ninjas

Posted by  Mark Schenk —June 24, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes, Collaboration

I had a great day on Tuesday exploring a Community of Practice that has formed within a NSW local government council. This group call themselves …

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Finding and amplifying a sense of direction—directional stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 1, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication

This week I have been talking to people about foundational stories and how they are important for reinforcing the core vales and direction for everyone …

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