Posts Tagged ‘Performance’

165 – Well-managed diverse teams are more productive

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 25, 2022
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

Poorly managed diverse teams are less productive than homogenous teams, but when managed well, diverse teams are the most productive. Listen for a taste of what Anecdote Principal Rob Grundel will cover in our upcoming webinar.

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151 – Balance performance and engagement

Successful leadership requires a balance of performance and engagement. Listen to hear how a Country Head improved his numbers without his number one salesperson.

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131 – Did you have a nice Grand Slam, darling?

Follow your passion without thinking about the outcome, and success will follow. Listen to hear how a mother’s happy accident aided Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s tennis career.

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122 – Grumpy maestros and all that jazz

Imperfect conditions don’t equate to imperfect performance. Listen to hear how a solo jazz pianist made the most of what he had and recorded the best selling solo piano album of all time.

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113 – Low vaulting horse raises the bar

Attitude has a significant impact on performance. Listen to hear how a Russian gymnast went from storming out of one Olympic event to winning gold in the next.

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104 – Quarterback payback

Our ability to predict is limited and assessing potential is no exception. Listen to hear how one famous football player was initially seriously underrated.

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064 – Small cogs make a pretty fly wheel

Posted by  Anecdote International —June 30, 2020
Filed in Podcast, Strategy

Sometimes it’s the small things, the small changes, that make all the difference. Listen to hear how the British cycling team improved by 1% across the board and then won gold!

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063 – Don’t give up on your dirty laundry

Posted by  Anecdote International —June 23, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication, Culture, Podcast

Can you share an example of a time where you’ve refused to give up? Listen to hear Jaya Machet, an Anecdote Partner and Executive Coach, share a story that might spark your own!

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062 – Leading horses to water and lending hoses to fires

Posted by  Anecdote International —June 16, 2020
Filed in Communication, Leadership Posts, Podcast

Everyone uses analogies in their everyday conversations, but how can you use an analogy to sell an idea or reveal your employee’s potential? Listen to hear how you can, using the story of Seabiscuit.

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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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