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Why use storytelling in business?

Storytelling has been around as long as humans have roamed the earth. Even without words, drawings conveyed stories. And like many things related to humans, the way stories are told has evolved. From cave man drawings to smartphone apps – storytelling is woven through our history, our present, and reaches out to our future. But like many things common in our lives, the power of storytelling is taken for granted. Some look to storytelling as the latest buzzword for business with...

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Time management: friend or foe?

When I say ‘time’ what do you think of? What is your gut reaction? Anxiety? Frustration? Excitement? … I begin most research by clearly defining the core concepts of the problem I face. And because I received so many requests relating to time management, I wanted to give it the same attention as I do when researching and designing all workshops and learning events. Easy enough. But have you ever tried to define time? The philosopher in me was intrigued by...

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Simplify Project Management with Remember The Milk

Productivity tools are like penny candy. There are a wide variety and can be mixed and matched to satisfy your individual needs, but it can be overwhelming. You don’t need the next shiny tool, you need to use your existing tools better. Remember that feeling as you walked into a store with money in your pocket and the determination to create the perfect mix of penny candy? You look left, then right, the bins vibrant with color and sweet aroma. But...

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