Posts Tagged ‘Perspective’

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053 – Andy habits build rapport

Posted by  Anecdote International —January 21, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Why has the Star Wars character, Baby Yoda, become such a phenomenon? Learn how understanding why this has happened can help your business storytelling.

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042 – Seasoned speed skaters savvy strategy

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 23, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Not every accident comes out of the blue. This episode talks about how the correct planning can allow you to take advantage when misfortune strikes.

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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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Storytelling tips you can try: Customer service is also about the invisible people

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 18, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

As Gandhi stepped aboard a train one day, one of his shoes slipped off and landed on the track. He was unable to retrieve it …

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Don’t try to change someone’s mind, do this instead

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 15, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Collaboration, Culture

Last month, The New Yorker published an article called ‘Why facts don’t change our minds’, in which the author, Elizabeth Kolbert, reviews some research showing …

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How management by wandering around (MBWA) helps with change management

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 15, 2016
Filed in Culture, Employee Engagement

When I was doing my first degree back in the late 1970s, one of the very important – and simple – techniques for being a …

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The role of stories in data storytelling

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 4, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling

As Edward R. Tufte published each of his beautiful books on the visual display of complex data – The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (1983)1, …

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Why leaders need good storytelling skills – Part 2

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 16, 2016
Filed in Business storytelling

Here we are at Part 2 of Chapter 1 of my new book Putting Stories to Work. In Part 1 I started to describe some …

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The Story Matrix: Three Zucchini Stories, Countless Meanings

Posted by  Amanda Marko —September 11, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

Finding stories to tell is only part of your challenge as an effective communicator. It’s just as important to discern the story’s meaning so that …

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Why don’t people believe you are telling the truth?

Posted by  Mark Schenk —July 14, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

Michael Leunig is an Australian cartoonist. He is a friendly, approachable and intelligent man well known for his humour and whimsy. He has been publishing …

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