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Posts from Date:   2020-2

The Best Books for Business Storytelling

by Ed Gabrys  |  February 28, 2020

Looking to get promoted and want to show your value without being a showoff? Trying to frame a business proposal without sounding like you’re selling? Feeling uncertain of how to approach your next presentation. It looks like you need a story to tell. You should know by now that I’m happy to point you to […]

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Have a story to tell? We’ve got advice for you.

by Ed Gabrys  |  February 19, 2020

We’ve recently published a ton of tips and tricks on storytelling and persuasion. Last week we held a webinar called Storytelling Techniques That Create Enthusiasm for Your Digital Journey. If you didn’t get a chance to catch it live, the recording is now available. You don’t even have to be a Gartner client to listen. In […]

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Want to be more trustworthy? Focus on these three things.

by Ed Gabrys  |  February 10, 2020

Take a moment and ask yourself, what is your definition of trust and how do you know when you are trusted? Did the answers come quickly, or not? If you don’t have a ready definition, don’t worry, most people don’t. It’s just one of those things that we have an impression about. We know it […]

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Welcome and let’s get durable.

by Ed Gabrys  |  February 4, 2020

You and I may not know each other – yet. My name is Ed and I’m an analyst at Gartner. My research is focused on areas that you may call, “soft skills.” Politics, storytelling, persuasion, and others related to interpersonal skills. On this blog, I will be sharing tips, tricks, insights and thoughts, that fall outside […]

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