Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

141 – Rocket science propelling librarians

When you build a workplace culture that allows mistakes to be discussed, you ensure they won’t be repeated. Listen to hear how a jet propulsion laboratory owns its failures and fosters a learning culture.

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137 – Journeys of heroes and Beatles

A team philosophy will help soothe your colleagues’ concerns in stressful situations. Listen to hear why the Beatles reminded each other that “something will happen” when tensions rose.

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Innovation and execution are often incompatible

Posted by  Paul Honeywell —July 22, 2021
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

Anecdote’s Chairman, Paul Honeywell, explores the difference between innovation and execution. The two areas almost always demand different skills, different people, and a different culture.

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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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099 – CEO becomes late chairman

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

How do you encourage productive behaviours? Listen to hear Shawn and Mark give five examples of reward and recognition in the workplace.

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087 – Corporate Storytelling—Culture change and change management with Tully Cashman

Change in an organisation can be difficult. Listen to hear Tully Cashman divulge key story strategies he has implemented at Cargill, after working with Anecdote.

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039 – Reply all and touch many

Posted by  Anecdote International —March 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

We all make mistakes, but what we do after is the important part. This podcast sees a great story about the right way to deal with an email faux pas.

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013 – Travel connections

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 4, 2018
Filed in Leadership Posts, Podcast

Sometimes being the boss means putting your employees or team members first. In this podcast, we see a great example of leadership in practice.

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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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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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