Posts Tagged ‘Competition’

180 – Focus on your work – Christine Ha

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 15, 2023
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

Don’t compare your work to that of others; focus on yourself. Listen to hear how Christine Ha’s vision impairment helped her win the third American season of Masterchef.

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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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111 – Apple devours Blackberry pie slice

Don’t get too fixed in your thinking, be ready to shift or adapt. Listen to hear how one CEO, set in his ways, caused his company’s market share to plummet.

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076 – Dome making not an egg-xact science

Posted by  Anecdote International —September 22, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture, Podcast

Can you balance an egg on its pointy end? Listen to hear how Brunelleschi revolutionised how we think about innovation with one small egg demonstration.

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052 – Pepsi and Apple in new containers

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 16, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

John Sculley, former CEO of Apple Inc., shares five stories that illustrate the importance of insight and encourage us to think differently.

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042 – Seasoned speed skaters savvy strategy

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 23, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Not every accident comes out of the blue. This episode talks about how the correct planning can allow you to take advantage when misfortune strikes.

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Triggering stories and action through competition

When asked for the secret of his success in the steel industry, American industrialist Charles Schwab (1862-1939) always talked about using praise, not criticism, giving …

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