Archive for 2012

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Christmas message from Anecdote

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 21, 2012
Filed in News

2012 has been an exciting year for Anecdote. We have worked with many inspiring and energetic people and organisations…making strategies stick, helping leaders communicate, influence …

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Sir Alex Ferguson’s secret sauce

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —December 20, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling

Sir Alex Ferguson, the Manager of Manchester United Football Club, recently gave a talk to academics at the Harvard Business School. Ferguson, who has recently …

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Bad strategy

Posted by  Daryl Cook —December 19, 2012
Filed in Strategy

I recently had the opportunity (and privilege) to attend a masterclass with [Richard Rumelt](http://www.strategyland.com/), one of the world’s most influential thinkers on strategy and management, …

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Embedding strategy using a story spine

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 18, 2012
Filed in Strategy

One of the challenges embedding a strategy is helping people relate their job to it. Strategies often seems distant and abstract. How does a person …

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Even small stories are better than no stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 14, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling

Last week I ran a workshop for an investment firm to help their senior leaders appreciate their role in fostering their culture. Before the event …

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The missing ingredient in strategy

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —December 13, 2012
Filed in Leadership Posts, Strategy

Cynthia A. Montgomery is the Timken Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. One of the programs she teaches is for accomplished executives and …

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Business Storytelling – the rookie error

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 12, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling

What’s your reaction when someone, in a business context, says “let me tell you a story?” I often ask this question during our Storytelling for …

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The Story of Malaysian Airlines and Business Storytelling

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 10, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling

Business Storytelling helps Malaysian Airlines Implement new Ticketing System from Anecdote on Vimeo.

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Business storytellers must tell stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 7, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling

A quick search on Amazon shows that in 2012 alone there are more than 16 books published on business storytelling. It seems everyone is putting …

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The Science of Persuasion

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —November 29, 2012
Filed in Insight

Regular followers of our blog and newsletter, will know we are huge fans of Robert Cialdini and his work on influencing and persuasion. I was …

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