Posts Tagged ‘Story-triggering’

041 – Icing breakers and presentation matters

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 13, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Can you have your cake and eat it? This episode of the podcast tells a story illustrating how important presentation can be, along with first impressions.

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040 – Moving forward on a backwards bike

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 26, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

It’s just like riding a bike – unless that bike has been fixed to mess with your mind. Discover how even knowing the answer doesn’t mean you’ll get it right.

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What Makes a Compelling Story? Here are 6 Key Elements

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 19, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling

What makes a compelling story? Why do some stories work while others don’t? Shawn Callahan has shortlisted six common factors every good story possesses.

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014 – It ain’t what you do

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 11, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

This episode of the podcast tells a story about how the smallest action can make a huge difference to those under your leadership.

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011 – High viz role modelling

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 19, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Sometimes a boss needs to be sure they are not surrounded by “yes men”. Today’s story is a great example of one manager’s test of his employees’ courage.

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How to influence decision makers with stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 25, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts

Most of the decisions experienced leaders make, day in and day out, are intuitive. How can you use stories to influence decision makers? Find out here:

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Leaders can trigger new stories

Posted by  Mark Schenk —November 13, 2013
Filed in Leadership Posts

People watch the behaviour of leaders intensely, like they are on stage with a spotlight on them. This concentrated attention on leader behaviour can be …

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3 places to find great storytelling for business examples

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 23, 2013
Filed in Business storytelling

Yesterday my sister called and said, “I have an idea for a book you should write. Why don’t you collect a bunch of stories that …

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Some initial thoughts on why we retell stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 29, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

As soon as I walked into our office I wanted to tell Kevin the story Hugh Grant told on Graham Norton’s talk show last night. …

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Four story-based practices to foster insight

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 4, 2011
Filed in Business storytelling

“Insight is an unexpected shift to a better story.”–Gary Klein, Seeing What Others Don’t You can download the pdf version of this article. Shawn and …

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