Posts Tagged ‘Values’

126 – Shattering decision on pet food quality

Company values enable your people to act quickly and have confidence that they’ve made the right decision. Listen to hear a story of values in action from Mars.

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118 – The grass is greener for the second mouse

Is there a place for parables in business storytelling? Listen to hear Shawn Callahan share two apocryphal stories that you could use in your workplace.

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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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084 – Corporate Storytelling—Values communication with Indranil Chakraborty

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 17, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling, Podcast

How can you inspire your team to hold your company values? Listen to hear Indranil Chakraborty, a storytelling expert and Anecdote Partner, unpack values communication.

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034 – When baggage really flies

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 22, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This week’s podcast shows how Southwest Airlines stuck to their purpose which helped the airline add over $1 billion to their bottom line. Find out how.

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Musings on leadership and engagement that you can apply

Posted by  David Green —May 24, 2016
Filed in Leadership Posts

Leadership centres on engagement – not the kind measured in surveys, but when two people really meet each other. Honest talk and stories are vital.

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The value of a pause in changing people’s minds

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 10, 2016
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication

We are often too quick to respond. But if your aim is to persuade then the use of a pause could be vital in changing people’s minds. Learn how here.

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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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Mastering business storytelling with 4 vital disciplines

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 26, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling

The process of mastering business storytelling has four vital disciplines: discover, remember, share, refresh. Find out more about this process here:

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No fun at work – values in action

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 17, 2011
Filed in Anecdotes, Employee Engagement

I heard this story from one of our workshop participants. We were talking about values and how they play out in practice. Their organisation, a …

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