Change Management Storytelling: I gave Incentives and Change implementation failed
Why desired change behaviours should never be incentivised? Last week I was invited to speak on Storytelling for Change at a Learning Festival of an Organisation. I was surprised to notice that the employees upon attending a speaking session were allowed to get a stamp on their Learning Passports and once they had certain numbers of stamps they could win prizes like…

How the 18 Min Rule of TED Talks influenced my Storytelling Workshops?
Learning from a workshop is not framework and methodology hoarding exercise. For all my Storytelling Workshops I suggest tailored content to the key client contact beforehand. I make these suggestions based on Audience Profiling I do prior to the workshop. Almost always my key contact asks me , ” Can we cover more content” For them the rationale is, it takes time,…

Change Management Storytelling: How I made my post workshop learning better?
Telling someone to change is one thing and teaching them how to change is another. At the end of a my Storytelling Workshops there are two types of inner dialogues that take place. My inner dialogue is,”I hope the participants change the way they communicate” and participant’s inner dialogue is “this time I am really going to change” My inner dialogue…

Storytelling Practice and what bugs me about it…
Storytelling and Techniques on Practice Sue, Director of Quality Management at a MNC attends a workshop on Storytelling. Loves the workshop and remembers that one of thing that will make her good at Storytelling is Post Workshop Practice. Right after the workshop she is determined to Practice. Weeks go by and Sue is struggling to find time to Practice. Actually, it is

Change Management Storytelling: Why being Happy Feet with Change is a better Strategy
Change Management Storytelling and why how we position it matters. In my recent work in Change Management Storytelling I have noticed that most leaders start talking about change like this. ” I am really sorry that we are changing the way we do ticketing” ” I am sorry we have to put you through yet another change ” ” The new change…