Posts Tagged ‘Persausion’

161 – Plans often go astray

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

As the saying goes, the best-laid plans of mice and men can still go wrong. Listen to hear what a group of economists proposed to eradicate an issue impacting a series of childcare centres.

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069 – How a reason can clarify your why

Posted by  Anecdote International —August 4, 2020
Filed in Culture, Insight, Podcast

How does adding one word to a question completely change what the answer will be? Listen to hear how Professor Ellen Langer changed the way we think about human behaviour.

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How to influence decision makers with stories

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 25, 2015
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts

Most of the decisions experienced leaders make, day in and day out, are intuitive. How can you use stories to influence decision makers? Find out here:

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Four story-based practices to foster insight

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 4, 2011
Filed in Business storytelling

“Insight is an unexpected shift to a better story.”–Gary Klein, Seeing What Others Don’t You can download the pdf version of this article. Shawn and …

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Innovators are a bad choice for change

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 22, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes

I’m thoroughly enjoying reading Influencer at the moment and the story of Dr Everett Rogers grabbed my attention. After finishing his PhD his first job …

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The head office pattern

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 29, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Collaboration

Smart people hate being told what to do. In many of our projects we see the ‘head office pattern’ where HO is seen as a …

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