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Leading from the front…complexity management basics for CEOs

Posted by  Robyn —April 15, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes

The damaging windstorm in Melbourne two weeks ago gave me an interesting insight into how poorly prepared the leadership of our energy organisations were to …

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Everyone has a story…

Posted by  Robyn —February 22, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Fun

…is the byline of Smith, an online storytelling community that provides a space to read, write, and share stories. Just over twelve months ago they …

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Name badges as conversation starters

Posted by  Robyn —November 7, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes, Collaboration

Graham Harvey in his book ‘Seducing the Vigilante Customer ‘ tells of his experience in a restaurant. “Even though I sort of half guessed what …

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Dealing with email overload

Posted by  Robyn —October 26, 2007
Filed in Fun

Research company IDC says that 39.7 billion person to person emails buzz around the world each day. Hardly surprising given that I have worked in …

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Is new technology a mystery to you?

Posted by  Robyn —October 6, 2007
Filed in Fun

For those of us who have struggled with another piece of new technology.

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Writing it down

Posted by  Robyn —October 1, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling

Given my publicly confessed reluctance to begin blogging you might be surprised to find me a strong supporter of the written word. The pleasure for …

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Genius everyday

Posted by  Robyn —August 23, 2007
Filed in Insight

I’ve been keeping my eyes open for something entertaining to read on a long plane journey. I’m a fast reader and easily bored so the …

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Good conversations lead to good stories

Posted by  Robyn —August 2, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

Watching Andrew Denton interview Michael Parkinson on More Than Enough Rope on ABC television recently was a lesson in good interviewing techniques. Denton even admitted …

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Not so Newcomer

Posted by  Robyn —June 29, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes, Insight

Well, Daryl’s arrival on the scene at Anecdote has really put the pressure on me now he has published his maiden blog post. Here I’ve …

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