Posts Tagged ‘Behaviour Change’

138 – Scurvy sailors served sauerkraut

Pushing ideas and actions on people will only lead to resistance. Listen to hear how Captain James Cook used a pull strategy to save his crew from scurvy.

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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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121 – Charitable causes for problematic pilgrims

When you need to solve a problem or initiate a behaviour change, think beyond the obvious solution—you’ll likely find a more effective one. Listen to hear how a small town in Germany flipped a problematic march on its head.

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110 – Foreign ideas triggering the cultural immune system

Having an impact often depends on asking good questions. Listen to hear how the global phenomenon that is Earth Hour was born out of a question.

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095 – Wolf stories in sheep’s clothing

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 16, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Culture, Podcast

People tend to do what they have always done, and sometimes without reason. Listen to hear how a grandmother’s necessity became her children’s norm.

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093 – Green team schemes screen fiends

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 2, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Employee Engagement, Podcast

Emotion leads to action. Listen to hear a story about how an internal group’s sustainability initiative resulted in behaviour change.

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078 – Tetanus icky not so sticky

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 6, 2020
Filed in Insight, Podcast

Sometimes when you want people to take action it can be harder expected. Listen to hear how a Yale University experiment exposed why details are important.

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055 – Not all twigs turn out to be snakes

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 28, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication, Podcast

In this uncertain time, how do you talk to your team about what we are facing in a beneficial way? Because we are all impacted and influenced by what other people do, it is important to share positive stories and show through example what to do and how to react.

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