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Blog>> Putting Stories to Work: Shawn Callahan’s New Book on Business Storytelling

Green Chameleon

Whenever I have a conversation with Shawn Callahan I come away feeling stimulated and enriched. It’s like taking a journey of discovery together.

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A real-life Groupon business story

Community Guy

We’d heard some horror stories and some positive ones and spent time doing some research, weighing our options and went for it anyway.

The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

In it, you can find the Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation. In this YouTube video, you can watch me tell the full story.

2015 65

A real-life Groupon business story

Community Guy

We’d heard some horror stories and some positive ones and spent time doing some research, weighing our options and went for it anyway.

2011 74

The Trouble With Stories

How to Save the World

image from  Justin Bale’s OWS archive  .   W e hold stories dear to our heart. Make us believe by telling us a story. We want to believe.

2014 25

The right tool for the job: my first 750words.com story

Making CommunitySense

I am fascinated by online tools. Tools in the proper sense, of technologies fitting the job. Task-tool fit is not trivial at all. Is it really?

The Business Value of Stories

Portals and KM

Sitting on a Greek island, I am reminded of how historically, stories have played a key role in transferring knowledge; the epic poems and ancient parables are evidence of this ageless capability. Stories are still easier to remember than prose and any good speaker uses them to this advantage. 1998) The value of story telling.

Real Story Group: Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Market in 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

have been a long-term fan of this report from Real Story Group, and have recommended its purchase to many clients. Collaboration Software

2016 50

ALTC14 – Two keynotes: the power of stories

Jenny Connected

Both talks were powerful and I wonder if that was because they both took a ‘story-telling’ approach. They make one story become the only story.

That Guys An Asshole Two Stories of Information Hoarding

Evolving Web

What This Shows Us Even though these are examples in government, we all have stories like this from business, from school, from families. 

Every Picture Sells a Story

How to Save the World

That’s the real story our modern photos tell. Every photo is a story, and as soon as it’s taken, it’s a story of the past.

Telling a great story well

Net-Map Toolbox

Today I stumbled over this photo story about a participatory video project in African villages which really inspired me.

2011 23

Knoco stories: Why Communities of Practice die young

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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Knoco stories: When communities of practice are not the answer

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Knoco stories. success story. (56). failure story. (28). stories. (4). skip to main | skip to sidebar. at 08:24. July (21).

2014 29

Complexity unraveled: complex change agents’ stories

Networking Action

What is in common amongst a Danish prison, the London Business School, and the world’s largest refugee camp for internally displace people?

Blog>> Brains Respond to Stories as if They Are Real

Green Chameleon

Fascinating piece from the February 17 issue of the New Scientist on a whole raft of brain research suggesting that the human brain processes the information from stories in very similar ways to the way it processes information from perceived reality. Thanks to Rick Davies via the MSC listserve for this lead

Knoco stories: Top 10 success factors for Communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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Writing a New Story

How to Save the World

It takes a lot of courage to tell a story that isn’t the story of your culture. That story is ours to write.

Goodbye Dave: Letting Go of the Story of Me

How to Save the World

It’s an interesting, heartfelt story, but I really have no idea if any of it is really true. This story is pretty heavily embellished.

Danny and Matisse – Great 60s Story

Portals and KM

The imagine on the left is one of the many illustrations from the story. Some of the events in this story happened. Many did not.

Knowledge Management, Stories, Roald Dahl and Matilda!

Chris Collison

Without stories we’re just eating machines with shoes.” Last week I had the opportunity to see Matilda  in the West End.

Knoco stories: Making knowledge visible

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Knoco stories. success story. (31). failure story. (18). stories. (4). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Seekers. at 8:44 AM.

Why I Don’t Want to Hear Your Story

How to Save the World

And then we have a third ‘bio’ that is the story we tell ourselves, and selectively our loved ones, about ourselves. Just that.

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story

Elsua

That social business with a success story on providing excellent customer service and support is Movistar. Well, I think that day has arrived.

2012 27

Web Site Story

Endless Knots

Perfect. Thanks to Georges Grinstein who put me on to this, for all of us online fanatics. Just wait until you get to the line about Evite. or eHarmony. just sit back and e(n)joy! Humor Web/Tech

MS to the rescue? A startling athlete's story

Endless Knots

Today comes the NY Times story by Lindsay Crouse with news of Kayla Montgomery, 18, who "was found to have multiple sclerosis three years ago.

A Community Management Perspective on the Violentacrez/Reddit Troll Story

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation Managing Staff Managing the Community Thinking

2012 24

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I am very pleased to be back after ten years. First, point was enabling fluid interactions.

The Qualities of a Great Story

How to Save the World

So today I’d like to summarize the qualities that I think the great stories I’ve read all have. Don’t just leave it there.

2014 10

(Intranets2011) "Three Success Stories from using Yammer at DET" - Karina Smith & Ellen Geraghty

Michael Sampson - Currents

The two speakers talked about three success stories. Executives are brought into the conversations - but not from a political authority view.

2011 48

If We Had a Better Story Could We Tell the Truth?

How to Save the World

Perhaps if we had a better story we could tell the truth. violet green swallow playing with a feather; photo by Chris Maynard. Or can we?

My Favorite Knowledge Management Story and its Lessons Learned for Today

Portals and KM

Here is a story of its midpoint. Knowledge management has been around for over twenty years now. still feel it was the precursor to enterprise 2.0 and social business. It had its own precursors like performance support. It was my favorite project because of the people we worked with. Why did all of this work? There were several reasons.

2012 26

Knoco stories: The "I am." test for Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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2014 11

No More Stories

How to Save the World

BLOG No More Stories. I. stories. Stories, whether they appeal to the intellect or to the emotions, rarely alter behaviour: No one is going to conclude, on the strength of a story, that something they thought was optional, hard or uninspiring is actually essential and urgent, easy or fun. Action is different from story.

40 Maps that wil help you make sense of the world

Net-Map Toolbox

In each map, you have to choose what story you want to tell. (Veleripieris circle by Kenneth Myers).

2013 72

HUMAN – sci-fi meets aid

Viv Mcwaters

Resilience StoryAs a long-time fan of science fiction, I was delighted to hear that J.  Science-fiction, you’re thinking. Enough from me.

2016 34

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!

Elsua

Go out there and share your story with others, so they can help you enhance it and make it more unique. … I surely did! And I did! savvy!

Listening for stories, storytelling's analytic stepsister

Social Abacus

Loud speaker, credit: flickr.com/ramansharma It's hard to tell a good story. It's become a marketing mandate: Don't message, story!

Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Some of their success stories and best practices looked good, but were not true. These ideas evolved from three roots. The opposite is true.

Tech Reporters Losing Control of the Story to Social Media

Portals and KM

The Neiman Journalism Lab had an interesting story by Tim Carmody recently on “ Journalists have lost control of the story ”: Twitter, tech bubbles, and the nostalgia of the technology press.  The first story out wins.” They quoted Thomson Reuters’ Connie Loizos who said. How do you find what you did not expect?