Smithsonian Organizational Storytelling Weekend: April 15-17, 2010

Narrative is a primary tool when it comes to change leadership. I was interviewed on Friday by Tom Cox of Leadership Radio. You can listen to the interview here. As soon as I get a copy, I’ll post it, so you can download it.  You can read Tom’s extensive notes from the show on his blog, Tom on Leadership.

THE PLACE TO GO if you want to learn about applied storytelling is the Smithsonian Storytelling Weekend in Washington, DC, April 15-17, 2010. Read all about it and sign up on this page.

In the weeks ahead I will profile speakers. It’s an amazing line up. Friday at the Smithsonian includes:

Matthew E. May, chief strategist for MBox Design, former advisor at Toyota, and author of In Pursuit of Elegance (2009) and The Elegant Solution (2006).

Mary Poppendieck, retired 3M manager and co-author of Implementing Lean Software Development (2006) and Leading Lean Software Development (2009).

Steve Denning, former head of knowledge management at the World Bank and author of The Leader’s Guide to Storytelling (2005) and The Secret Language of Leadership (2007).

Elizabeth Woodward, a software transformation consultant with IBM and co-author of The Practical Guide to Distributed Scrum (2010). 

Madelyn Blair, CEO of Pelerei, Inc., an organizational consulting firm, and author of Riding the Current: True Stories and Tested Techniques for Keeping Your Knowledge Fresh and Your Work Alive (2010).

and myself.

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