Posts Tagged ‘Learning’

172 – Feedback doesn’t work

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 20, 2022
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

Giving feedback doesn’t work; strengths, not weaknesses, offer growth opportunities. Listen to hear how Lionel Messi became one of the world’s best football players.

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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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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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046 – Work the plan and work with the people

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

In this episode of the Storytelling Podcast, Luke Brown explains how even if everything is planned to perfection, people are always an unknowable variable.

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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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Coaching in storytelling – Learning from engagements

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 30, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling

When it comes to executives, coaching in storytelling can have very interesting outcomes. Some valuable insights are shared here:

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Lessons learned when stories are told

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 4, 2015
Filed in Leadership Posts

Valuable business lessons can be learned if time is taken to create a story that can be retold and remembered. Here are a few examples.

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Acts of leadership humanity – mistakes are not always failures

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 14, 2014
Filed in Anecdotes, Leadership Posts

Shawn’s post last week got us sharing some of the great examples of small acts of leadership that demonstrate humanity and which make a difference. …

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Whodunnit? Using names in business storytelling

Posted by  Mark Schenk —April 22, 2014
Filed in Business storytelling

Stories have incredible natural power and they help us to have impact and be heard over the bombardment of information people receive every day. So, …

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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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