Archive for the ‘Podcast’ Category

133 – Potter spells initiative

Don’t wait for someone to come along and solve your problems—step up and make things happen. Listen to hear how a clever Storytelling for Leaders participant used an anecdote from a popular franchise to connect and build rapport. 

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132 – Wolves, cane toads and tubby ships

What impact does your leadership have on your organisation? Listen to hear what lessons the reintroduction of a species into an ecosystem can offer business.

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Rerelease 023 – Industrial design with child’s play

To put your customer first, you need to be able to see things from their perspective. Listen to hear how a 7-year-old girl prompted Doug Dietz to redesign his MRI machine.

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131 – Did you have a nice Grand Slam, darling?

Follow your passion without thinking about the outcome, and success will follow. Listen to hear how a mother’s happy accident aided Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s tennis career.

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130 – Superwoman with x-ray vision

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, ‘It can’t be done.’” Listen to hear how one woman persisted with her vision and changed the lives of over a million people.

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129 – The unexpected supporter

It’s not enough to just say something—you need to act too. Listen to hear how Nelson Mandela showed the world that he wholeheartedly believed in reconciliation.

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128 – Collaboration and diversity is how you make progress

Collaboration and diversity bring progress. Listen to hear how one woman defied gender norms to receive recognition for a scientific breakthrough.

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127 – The mould that broke the staph

Not all mistakes lead to failures. Listen to hear how one scientist’s carelessness resulted in a life-saving discovery.

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126 – Shattering decision on pet food quality

Company values enable your people to act quickly and have confidence that they’ve made the right decision. Listen to hear a story of values in action from Mars.

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125 – Lending a hose to neighbours on fire

Great leaders communicate in ways that change minds and inspire action. Listen to hear how Franklin Roosevelt used an analogy to shift the events of World War II.

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