Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Carnival of Anecdotes and Stories for Business

Welcome to the July 19, 2007 edition of anecdotes and stories for presentations. Thank you to all the people who have submitted articles - anecdotes are a great way of presenting information to employees.

Charles H. Green presents Leadership and Folk Wisdom posted at Trust Matters, saying, "Folk wisdom aften contains nuggets that work well for presentations."

Chris Russell presents Turning Coal into Diamonds: A Case Study on Customer Complaint Tracking posted at Productivity Planner, saying, "In order to reach the goal of fully utilizing customer feedback, a more comprehensive system for managing customer complaints is needed."

TherapyDoc presents At What Age Do You Start to Teach about . . . posted at Everyone Needs Therapy, saying, "Work this stuff into your presentations and you'll captivate more than a few who might otherwise nod off."

Marc and Angel presents Email Communication Problems: How To Communicate Effectively posted at Marc and Angel, saying, "Email is an extremely popular form of communication in both the business and personal communication landscapes, but it can often lead to major problems if the underlying tone of the email message is misinterpreted at one end."

Jason Rakowski presents How To Avoid Common Pitfalls When Using Music On Hold For Your Business posted at Learn Good Customer Service, saying, "While on hold messaging is not a complicated product, it can be somewhat confusing for beginners because of all the available choices. This article will help you avoid the most common pitfalls that can trip up a newcomer who is looking to make the best decision for his - her business."

Cade Krueger presents 3 Easy Steps On How To Create A Productive Life posted at Write To Right.

Michael Haaren presents The Pony in Sunglasses -- Home-Based Careers Meet the Future posted at Rat Race Rebellion, saying, "Michael Haaren, President of training and development firm Staffcentrix, relates how going online into "Webkinz World" with his 7-yr.-old daughter opened his eyes to the "workplace of the future."

Stacey Derbinshire presents Three Life Saving Tips For New Businesses posted at Starting a Small Home Business, saying, "While entrepreneurs that are starting their new business typically look for ways to save money on everything from office space to consulting services, there are some things that are worth the splurge and more often then not, can give you the competitive edge you need to succeed."

Jack Yoest presents Management Training: The Collected Sayings of Benjamin Franklin?s Grandfather posted at, saying, "The lineage of Benjamin Franklin is a bit murky. So Bill Oncken, Sr. would regularly attribute management training quotes to make a point more memorable - “It’s hell to work for a nervous boss — especially when you are the one who is making him nervous.”

Sue Massey presents Leadership - Managing Time For Maximum Profit posted at Business Management Life, saying, "In this article I'll tell you some ways to focus on what is important to maximize your profit in your business"

Chris Tackett presents Effective Direct Marketing posted at Direct Marketing News, saying, "I knew a guy that owned a vacant house once, and he always laughed at the amount of postcards he received every week. He said they all looked the same and he just threw them away."

TherapyDoc presents The Collar on the Shirt posted at Everyone Needs Therapy, saying, "Why do I feel there's a story in here that will work for you business type people?"

edithyeung presents 7 Phrases Successful People Would Never Say posted at Edith Yeung.Com: Dream. Think. Act..

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of anecdotes and stories for presentations using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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