Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category

How to employ story techniques to cultivate innovation

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 15, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication, Culture, Insight

When we hear stories of innovation, we learn what’s possible, what to do, and what to avoid. These eight story-based approaches will cultivate innovation.

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076 – Dome making not an egg-xact science

Posted by  Anecdote International —September 22, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Podcast

Can you balance an egg on its pointy end? Listen to hear how Brunelleschi revolutionised how we think about innovation with one small egg demonstration.

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Untapped power of your employees—story listening

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 17, 2020
Filed in Communication, Culture, Employee Engagement

Worldwide employee engagement levels are low. Shawn Callahan explains where you might find the knowledge to reverse this trend within your organisation.

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How to avoid Zoom fatigue

Posted by  Cynden Adams —September 10, 2020
Filed in Communication, Culture, Employee Engagement

Since COVID-19 hit, Zoom meetings have become a daily reality. Here are our tips for avoiding Zoom fatigue while so many events are occurring virtually.

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074 – It’s not how good you say you are

Posted by  Anecdote International —September 8, 2020
Filed in Culture, Podcast, Selling

What happens when you highlight a colleague’s expertise to a prospect? Listen to hear how a simple tweak in conversation can dramatically change the sale.

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073 – Stradi various settings impact value

Posted by  Anecdote International —September 1, 2020
Filed in Culture, Podcast

When you are focused on one task, do you miss valuable moments happening around you? Listen to hear how a world-class musician went unnoticed in a Washington train station.

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069 – How a reason can clarify your why

Posted by  Anecdote International —August 4, 2020
Filed in Culture, Insight, Podcast

How does adding one word to a question completely change what the answer will be? Listen to hear how Professor Ellen Langer changed the way we think about human behaviour.

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063 – Don’t give up on your dirty laundry

Posted by  Anecdote International —June 23, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication, Culture, Podcast

Can you share an example of a time where you’ve refused to give up? Listen to hear Jaya Machet, an Anecdote Partner and Executive Coach, share a story that might spark your own!

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Learn how to use storytelling to change company culture

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 30, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture

Anecdote will be in Silicon Valley this December to deliver two storytelling programs, Storytelling for Sales and Story-powered Culture Change. Learn more.

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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

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