Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

080 – Crummy early adoption for first bread slicer

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 20, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight, Podcast

We all know the saying, ‘the best thing since sliced bread,’ but who invented the bread-slicing machine? Listen to hear Otto Rohwedder’s surprising journey in selling his first bread slicer.

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How to employ story techniques to cultivate innovation

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 15, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication, Culture, Insight

When we hear stories of innovation, we learn what’s possible, what to do, and what to avoid. These eight story-based approaches will cultivate innovation.

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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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061 – New Behring’s for trains off the rails

How do your leaders respond in a crisis? Is their strategy succinct? Listen to hear how by removing ambiguity and clearly communicating with your employees can make all the difference.

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060 – Sleepy racers run towards Cliff

Posted by  Anecdote International —June 2, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Insight, Podcast

Have you heard the story of Cliff Young? Listen to hear how one man’s performance defied the odds and how you can utilise his story in a business sense.

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056 – No flies on Golding mock trial

Did you experience something at high school that you will remember forever? Listen to hear a group of high school students’ invaluable experience!

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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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051 – Miners find gold in data mullock

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 12, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

It often pays to take a risk, to move out of silos and invite external input. This podcast gives a powerful example of where this paid off for one CEO.

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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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032 – Dyson innovation really sucks

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 30, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

The story of how James Dyson designed and produced the first bagless vacuum cleaner is one of perseverance and iteration. Find out more in this podcast.

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