Posts Tagged ‘Bias’

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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119 – Don’t do your block buster

Going with your gut is likely to lead you down the wrong path. Listen to hear how ignoring the data led to Blockbuster’s demise.

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107 – You just might do it if you don’t know you can’t

Mindset has an incredible impact on performance. Listen to hear how success often depends on our expectations.

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098 – Gender biased snow job really hurts

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 9, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Culture, Podcast

Are invisible biases impacting your decisions? Listen to hear how one man’s joke changed a town’s snow clearing system, preventing injuries and saving money.

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081 – Hungry public gobbles up MSG tale

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 27, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Is MSG bad for you? Listen to hear how a letter to the editor drastically changed our perception of MSG in Chinese food.

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047 – Blinded by beliefs

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 17, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

It’s too easy to let unconscious bias impact our decisions. Here are 3 stories you can share to encourage others and remind yourself to keep an open mind. 

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044 – Navigating like clockwork

Posted by  Anecdote International —July 30, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

Imagine having the answer everyone is looking for, but no one is listening to you. This week’s episode talks about the importance of keeping an open mind.

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Never let a good story get in the way of the truth

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 4, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling

Sometimes, an completely incorrect story can become universally believed. This post looks at a surprising case and offers a solution.

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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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