Posts Tagged ‘Storytelling’

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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112 – FedEx helicopter story absolutely positively flies

If you give your employees guiding principles rather than rules, they will do amazing things. Listen to hear special guest Doug Keeley’s favourite business story of all time.

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049 – Second best thing to having the actual experience

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 7, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

The next best thing to having an experience is to listen to the story. Mike Adams recalls an event he’s never forgotten, despite not being there.

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Changing people’s minds – how to turn ‘no’ into ‘yes’

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 23, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts

Changing people’s minds can be tough, especially when they have strongly entrenched views. It turns out that story is a powerful weapon and here’s why.

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How to build fast rapport with a connection story

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 15, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

As a leader, people want to know what you stand for, but how do you get that across quickly? Simple: share a story that illustrates your character.

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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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Making strategies stick – how to tackle anti-stories

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 16, 2014
Filed in Business storytelling

In 2009, three Queensland government departments were merged into one mega-department. Anecdote was working with the senior leadership team to communicate their new strategy and …

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