Archive for the ‘Culture’ Category

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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Using stories to reveal valuable insights in an organisation

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 22, 2018
Filed in Communication, Culture

Leaders are often shielded from underlying issues in a company. This technique uses stories to get right underneath the surface and reveal valuable insights

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The power of stories: a legal performance-enhancing substance

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 20, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Leadership Posts

The power of stories helped lead the Richmond Football Club from a horror AFL season in 2016, to a premiership in 2017. Find out why stories worked here:

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Untangle messy people issues through story listening

Posted by  Indranil Chakraborty —October 30, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture

Problems often occur when we try to solve people issues with the same approaches we use for machines or markets. Here’s how story listening can assist.

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Holidays as sources of business stories

Posted by  Udi Nachshon —October 2, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Culture

Everyone has a tale to tell from their holidays, but turning those anecdotes into business stories takes skill. Learn how to do it here:

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Storytelling tips you can try: Customer service is also about the invisible people

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 18, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

We should be mindful of how our customer service affects not only those in front of us, but also those we haven’t thought of. Learn from Gandhi’s example:

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The confirmation bias driving our behaviour

Posted by  Mark Schenk —September 8, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

Confirmation bias affects us all. Hidden assumptions can cost dearly when it comes to tackling complex issues in business and society. Learn more here:

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