Graduated and Scared to Death? Time to Learn and Tell Your Core Story

We conducted a recent workshop with undergraduates, new graduates and faculty at a university business school in Canada. For a lot of them, the question is “what now?” The premise we started with is: learn yourself and learn to tell your story with clarity and confidence. Getting there requires that each person gets to his Read more about Graduated and Scared to Death? Time to Learn and Tell Your Core Story[…]

The Internet – A Phase Shift in the Value of Belonging

Facebook now has more than 800 million active users. Google+ just started, and already has over 100 million active users. Wikipedia names more than 200 separate social networking sites, representing a growing diversity of interests. Even though the remarkable growth of social networks has been leveling off, nearly one billion users is a lot of Read more about The Internet – A Phase Shift in the Value of Belonging[…]

Storytelling in a Civil Engineering Company

Storytelling is a powerful vehicle for persuasion. We work with a large civil engineering company, where engineers, estimators and business managers rotate from the field into an employee development advocate role. Their job is to identify development needs in their business unit. Some of these people like to say that they have come into the role with Read more about Storytelling in a Civil Engineering Company[…]