Posts Tagged ‘Small thing big difference’

167 – Believe in your people

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 8, 2022
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

Believe in your people, and they’ll believe in themselves. Listen to hear how the support of a coach and school principal changed Michael Lewis’ life. 

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155 – Don’t ignore the Dottie in your life

When it comes to leadership, little things make a big difference. Listen to hear what inspired Walt Bettinger’s, CEO at Charles Schwab, leadership style.

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150 – In praise of small stories

A slight change in mindset can improve your entire day. Listen to hear some examples of small stories that have a big impact.

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110 – Foreign ideas triggering the cultural immune system

Having an impact often depends on asking good questions. Listen to hear how the global phenomenon that is Earth Hour was born out of a question.

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036 – The way to a rioter’s heart

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 5, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This week’s podcast explains how to prevent a riot by using brains rather than brawn, and that even the smallest changes can yield the largest results.

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020 – Twists and turns of a flying fortress

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

In this episode of the podcast we hear a story about the importance of checklists, and how this simple organisational aid can change the course of history.

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014 – It ain’t what you do

Posted by  Anecdote International —April 11, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Podcast

This episode of the podcast tells a story about how the smallest action can make a huge difference to those under your leadership.

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Storytelling tips you can try: Customer service is also about the invisible people

Posted by  Shelley Fenech —September 18, 2017
Filed in Anecdotes, Culture, Insight

We should be mindful of how our customer service affects not only those in front of us, but also those we haven’t thought of. Learn from Gandhi’s example:

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A small act of leadership humanity

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 9, 2014
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

“The biggest improvements come from small things done consistently over time in strategic places.” — David Allen A company was all travelling together to their yearly …

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The story of the checklist

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 7, 2013
Filed in Business storytelling

Sometimes the simplest interventions can have the biggest impact. In October 1935, US Army Air Corps brass gathered at an airfield in Dayton, Ohio. They’d …

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