Posts Tagged ‘Communication’

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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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039 – Reply all and touch many

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

We all make mistakes, but what we do after is the important part. This podcast sees a great story about the right way to deal with an email faux pas.

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031 – Charles Masefield on humility and productivity

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 25, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Employee Engagement, Podcast

Sir Charles Masefield describes the series of events by which, under his leadership, BAE Systems’ worst performing factory became their best. Continuing to share stories …

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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, you often need to establish a rapport with others, to connect with them. It might be when you meet new people in …

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Knowing everyone is on the same page

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 17, 2018
Filed in Communication, Strategy

Warning: This article contains explicit language. Do not read if you might be offended. Have you ever had the feeling that you and your colleagues …

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Great presenter or great communicator – it’s your choice

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 6, 2016
Filed in Communication

Simon Sinek walked on stage wearing jeans, casual shoes and a long-sleeve t-shirt. He was about to deliver the Monday keynote at ATD 2016 to …

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Musings on leadership and engagement that you can apply

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

Engagement is a word much used in corporate life, and, unfortunately, often associated with company surveys inevitably used to keep managers in line. This is …

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Why Leaders Need Good Storytelling Skills – Part 1

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 9, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling

This is chapter 1 of the book, Putting Stories to Work – Mastering Business Storytelling. I decided to share it in two parts so this is …

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The art of business storytelling; it’s not a performance

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 28, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

There are 150 people seated in rows on hard, uncomfortable chairs. This is your division and it’s time for you to address them. You walk …

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Effective vision statements evoke imagery

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 12, 2015
Filed in Strategy

In 2014, with the help of several colleagues, Andrew Carton, Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton School, set about studying …

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