Archive for the ‘Collaboration’ Category

075 – Conflict is essential to collaboration

Posted by  Anecdote International —September 15, 2020
Filed in Collaboration, Insight, Podcast

Do you need an effective example of data storytelling? Listen to hear how Dr Alice Stewart found the correlation between x-raying pregnant women and childhood cancer.

Read More

071 – Never say Di finally escapes Cuba

Posted by  Anecdote International —August 18, 2020
Filed in Collaboration, Podcast

Do you need to inspire your team to never give up? Listen to hear Diana Nyad’s story of swimming non-stop for 53 hours.

Read More

What happens after the bushfires?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 9, 2020
Filed in Collaboration, Communication

At this time of devastation, it’s hard to think about how we will recover and reconstruct our communities. Here is one thing that helped with this in 2009.

Read More

What might Amazon’s six-page narrative structure look like?

If you want to move to a Jeff Bezos–style executive meeting without PowerPoint, with a six-page narrative memo, you mustn’t forget the narrative. Here’s why

Read More

Book Review of Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 10, 2017
Filed in Collaboration, Communication, Culture, Employee Engagement

Full of stories about the operations General Stanley McChrystal’s task force conducted in Iraq, this book is great inspiration for change. Find out more.

Read More

How One Mount Everest Expedition Impacted Two Lives

Posted by  Bharat Avalani —July 28, 2017
Filed in Collaboration, Insight

Johann Peries and Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala set out to be the first Sri Lankans to climb Mt Everest. Learn what their story tells us about effort and success.

Read More

Don’t try to change someone’s mind, do this instead

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 15, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Collaboration, Culture

If you want to change someone’s mind about something, facts may not help you. So what do you do if changing minds or culture is important for your business?

Read More

Improve the effectiveness of what you do with feedback loops and stories

Posted by  Tom Graves —March 7, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Collaboration

How do we learn in action? How do we improve what we do – particularly when working together with others? Try feedback loops and stories as described here.

Read More

Team cohesion: lessons from a trip down the Snowy River

Posted by  David Green —June 3, 2016
Filed in Collaboration, Fun

In corporate life we travel in rafts, not one-person kayaks. To go faster than the current we need team cohesion. Everyone has to paddle their hardest.

Read More

Take One Day – Building Collaborative Cultures

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 13, 2016
Filed in Collaboration, Events

Take One Day 2016 is happening soon and this year it is all about Building Collaborative Cultures. Find out more about this event here:

Read More