Posts Tagged ‘Problem solving’

121 – Charitable causes for problematic pilgrims

When you need to solve a problem or initiate a behaviour change, think beyond the obvious solution—you’ll likely find a more effective one. Listen to hear how a small town in Germany flipped a problematic march on its head.

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120 – How to love a maths problem

Problems are inevitable but solvable. Listen to hear how an English mathematician solved a 358-year-old maths problem.

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Rerelease 007 – Saving the Citicorp skyscraper

It can be tempting to turn away from seemingly insurmountable problems, but collaboration will help you find a solution. Listen to hear how a structural engineer saved thousands of people and his reputation through teamwork.

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107 – You just might do it if you don’t know you can’t

Mindset has an incredible impact on performance. Listen to hear how success often depends on our expectations.

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102 – Hidden Figures the prequel

Are you looking for a key that will unlock new skills or information? Listen to hear how persistence led Shawn to a groundbreaking discovery.

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092 – Seg no way

Posted by  Anecdote International —January 26, 2021
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

What problem is your product solving? Listen to hear how Dean Kamen’s Segway was an overnight success and not much more than that.

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All storytelling is about problem-solving

Posted by  Mike Adams —October 8, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Communication

In this blog post, Mike Adams explains how storytelling is about problem-solving and is also our primary mental tool for solving problems.

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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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065 – It’s just like riding a bike 1200km

Posted by  Anecdote International —July 7, 2020
Filed in Anecdotes, Insight, Podcast

Can you think of a time when the odds weren’t in your favour, but you still made it work? Listen to hear the inspirational story of Jyoti Kumari and her 1200km journey.

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054 – Looking upstream for causes of downstream problems

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 12, 2020
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This podcast considers the role of parables in business storytelling, sharing an example which highlights the need to tackle issues at their source.

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