Archive for the ‘Strategy’ Category

064 – Small cogs make a pretty fly wheel

Posted by  Anecdote International —June 30, 2020
Filed in Podcast, Strategy

Sometimes it’s the small things, the small changes, that make all the difference. Listen to hear how the British cycling team improved by 1% across the board and then won gold!

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059 – Turning point between The Rock and a hard place

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 26, 2020
Filed in Employee Engagement, Insight, Podcast, Strategy

Every interaction you have with an employee is an opportunity to build engagement or destroy it. What do you usually do? Listen to hear how a small moment influenced how Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson interacts with fans!

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Stop presenting the strategy and start communicating it

Posted by  Paul Ichilcik —February 3, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Strategy

As 2020 begins, many leaders will be confidently presenting new strategies and most people will be wearily dismissing them. What key point are they missing?

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048 – Healthcare PhDs road test strategy risk

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 29, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast, Strategy

For a strategy to work for a whole organisation, we must involve as many people as possible in its development. Find out why in this podcast.

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Narrative Threads – How to craft and tell strategy stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 20, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Strategy

Narrative threads are a great way to explain why your company made its strategic choices, creating conversational stories that everyone can appreciate.

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A strategy story does more than communicate your strategy

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 28, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight, Strategy

Sometimes the best way to get everyone on the same page is with a good story. Join Shawn as he explores why a good strategy story is essential for business.

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Knowing everyone is on the same page

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 17, 2018
Filed in Communication, Strategy

As this post shows, it’s easy to feel we’re on exactly the same page as others, when in fact we can all be telling ourselves quite different stories.

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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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016 – Tips for strawberry flavour

In this episode, we hear a genuine ‘brand story’ from International Flavours and Fragrances, and talk about the importance of data in storytelling.

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Like it or not, stories are shaping your company culture

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 28, 2017
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Strategy

As a leader, it is your job to understand the vital role stories play in shaping your company culture, and in turn shaping its financial future. Read more.

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