Month

August 2012
We were invited into a major financial institution this week to help check the pulse of their culture. And we did it thru stories. A few years ago I was inspired by a training group in Australia who talked about their anecdote circles.  Playing on the idea, yesterday we facilitated ‘story circles’ for 100 associates...
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I just finished reading one of the most compelling stories I think I’ve ever read:  Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden.  It is the incredible tale of Shin Dong-hyuk, the only person to have been born in a North Korean work camp and to have survived a harrowing escape.  He was about 24 when he escaped...
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I just finished a six week assignment with a major health corporation in town, helping them to cascade their 10 year vision into a repeatable resonant story for their 16,000 associates to understand. The experience was a familiar one — take two years worth of strategic planning work and find a way to get it...
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