Posts Tagged ‘Change’

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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040 – Moving forward on a backwards bike

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 26, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

It’s just like riding a bike – unless that bike has been fixed to mess with your mind. Discover how even knowing the answer doesn’t mean you’ll get it right.

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037 – Fortran reveals Hidden Figures

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

Dorothy Vaughan was a mathematician who worked for NASA during the 1960s. Her story is an excellent example of effectively responding to disruption.

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031 – Charles Masefield on humility and productivity

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 25, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Employee Engagement, Podcast

In this podcast Sir Charles Masefield describes the series of events by which, under his leadership, BAE Systems’ worst performing factory became their best.

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010 – Bright spots

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 12, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

A good intervention story gives you a process for doing something differently. The latest Anecdote podcast shares a life changing example from Vietnam.

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Changing a keystone habit – the story of Alcoa

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 16, 2013
Filed in Business storytelling

Sometimes the best way to affect large-scale change is to focus on changing one important habit, what Charles Duhigg calls a keystone habit. Here is …

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That’s how we do it

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 5, 2012
Filed in Anecdotes

We’ve all heard it. “That’s how we do things around here.” It brooks no argument and is a strong signal that changing the behaviour might …

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Some initial thoughts on why we retell stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 29, 2012
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

As soon as I walked into our office I wanted to tell Kevin the story Hugh Grant told on Graham Norton’s talk show last night. …

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A postive approach to change

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 12, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes

For change to stick it’s often a good idea to find where things are working and then figure out how to get those successful behaviours …

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Change Behaviours by Making Costs Visible

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 9, 2010
Filed in Communication

This post is by our guest blogger, Kevin Bishop, who recently was in Australia and ran a series of workshops with Anecdote on Influencing Change. …

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