Posts Tagged ‘Decision-making’

148 – When sense takes flight

Your decisions can have unintended consequences, so give them careful consideration. Listen to hear how one man’s decision caused the deaths of millions of people.

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146 – The Assistant Director’s cut

Trust those around you; as a leader, you don’t always need to make the final decision. Listen to hear how an actor handles starring in and directing a movie.

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Replay 034 – When baggage really flies

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 30, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Corporate Storytelling, Podcast

Having a clear purpose will help the people in your organisation make better decisions. Listen to hear how Southwest Airlines increased its revenue by more than $1 billion by following its purpose.

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126 – Shattering decision on pet food quality

Company values enable your people to act quickly and have confidence that they’ve made the right decision. Listen to hear a story of values in action from Mars.

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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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034 – When baggage really flies

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 22, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This week’s podcast shows how Southwest Airlines stuck to their purpose which helped the airline add over $1 billion to their bottom line. Find out how.

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026 – Henry Ford did that?

Posted by  Anecdote International —July 18, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

In this episode we see how Henry Ford ignored what everyone around him thought and went ahead with a decision that would more than double his profit.

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Storytelling to make messages stick

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 13, 2011
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

I’m reading an advance copy of Andrew O’Keeffe’s new book ‘Hardwired Humans: Successful Leadership Using Human Instincts’. I am looking forward to meeting Dr Jane …

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Keeping richness in our decision making

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 2, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes

Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807–73) was a Swiss-born American zoologist and geologist who taught at Harvard. Imagine that you went to Louis Agassiz’s laboratory at …

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Rules are for the guidance of the wise

Posted by  Mark Schenk —November 25, 2009
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication, Leadership Posts

This morning, Shawn and I compared recent airline lounge experiences. Mine went a like this On Monday morning I took my Mum to the airport …

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