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Let’s Be Brief story writing contest

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 14, 2007
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Bob Hruzek over at Middle Zone Musings is kicking off a story writing contest tomorrow, with a difference: best story wins but it can only be six …

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Blog-tag: a virtual cocktail party

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 21, 2006
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Luis Suarez over at ELSUA has just tagged me in a virtual cocktail party. What does that mean? I gather that when you’re tagged you tell five …

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How people perceive one another – a short film

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 19, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Fun

I was at the Salesforce.com Christmas drinks a couple of weeks ago and as part of the entertainment we watched a few short films. All the …

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Arthur Shelley’s Organisational Zoo

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 13, 2006
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Metaphors are powerful for understanding what makes people really tick. Forget asking people what they think about a situation; ask them what comes to mind …

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The world’s thinnest pen?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 15, 2006
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I have a confession. I love stationery. Dave Snowden calls it the stationery gene and I’m sure it’s firmly embedded in my DNA. So I’ve …

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Fun in the workplace

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 6, 2006
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The guys over at Signal vs Noise have it right. Fun is not at the other end of serious. You can have fun and be …

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Happy Blog Day

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 1, 2006
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The guys at www.blogday.org has asked bloggers to list 5 blogs you love reading. Well, here are my five: http://www.vpscin.org/ – all the happenings in the …

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Things we can learn from dogs

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 31, 2006
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About two weeks ago my wife entered and won a Toastmasters humorous speech competition. Her winning speech was “searching for a soulmate”. It was about …

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Being an Expert on Anything

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 17, 2006
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Stephen Colbert, the comedian who brought us the devastating roast of George W. Bush at the 2006 White House Correspondents Dinner, has outlined how you can …

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Change your story – Change your world

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —August 14, 2006
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What happens when you cross a well known Improv guru with a company passionate about story? You get a new workshop, of course! With Izzy …

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