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Shawn Callahan
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I found a few extra videos from 2013 that I didn't upload yet, so here they are. This one on remembering stories.
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Right on John. Story-listening has been the focus of our business for the last decade. Here is something we wrote on the topic in 2006 http://www.anecdote.com/whitepapers/?wpname=Story-listening Great to see the audience widening on this important leadership skill.

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It's funny how unlikely connections are made. My friend Victor Perton who is President of the ANZ Mexican chamber of commerce ears pricked up when I told him about a company I was giving a hand to in Mexico. Here is the story.
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We have to raise everyone's narrative intelligence, especially now when every man and his dog are talking about 'story this' and 'story that'. Don't call something a story unless it's a story.
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Hi Conor, your suggestion on how to start a speech with a time marker really resonates with me. It's very similar advice we give on helping people spot stories. When you can spot stories you can collect them for retelling. We developed this little infographic which you might find interesting: http://www.anecdote.com/2014/09/story-framework-infographic/

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Nice swing. Love the kangaroos.

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The science of social networks in slowly coming to day to day usage. We've done a few social network projects for companies like Cadbury (mapped their chocolate experts around the world) and BHP Billiton (mapped their OH&S practitioners across Australia). In each case fascinating insights emerged.
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Start your stories with a relevance statement. Storytelling tip # 5.

cheers, Shawn
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More than 6,000 reads on Scribd. That's pretty good going. Tonight's project is to put up my more recent papers.
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Business narrative specialist and founder of Anecdote
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  • Anecdote Pty Ltd
    Business narrative specialist and founder of Anecdote, present
  • IBM
  • SMS
  • Sybase
  • Callahan Fox & Associates
  • Oracle
  • ANU
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Putting stories to work & bringing strategies to life
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Shawn Callahan is the founder and director of Anecdote, a firm that helps companies make their strategy stick so that all that effort creating your strategy doesn't go down the gurgler.

Shawn co-founded the ACT Knowledge Management Forum (now known as ActKM) in 1999 and co-created the Creative Performance Exchange (CPX)

Shawn coaches an junior boys basketball team and is the club secretary.

As a teenager, Shawn once played Wally Masur (once Australia’s Davis Cup coach) in a tennis match and was thoroughly trounced, winning only two points in eight games. This spelt the end of Shawn's tennis career, but other sports, such as basketball and golf, have provided many years of pleasure.

If you want to get in touch with Shawn for business inquiries, please CONTACT HIM HERE.

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    1987
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