1) I recently came across a presentation titled Storytelling vs. Corporate Speak (via Juan Antonio Ortiz) that makes the case for the use of storytelling in business communications. The presentation is a quick read that links to several interesting articles, including The Science of Storytelling. The lesson? Include more stories and fewer bullet points when designing instruction. No duh, right?
2) Harold Jarche maps Lou Adler’s job types to Gary Hamel’s job competencies. The result is an insight into the future of work: thinking and building will become much more valuable than producing and improving.