Posts Tagged ‘Small thing big difference’

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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A simple practice for building your story repertoire

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 19, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

How do you remember so many stories? I get this question a lot and for some time I didn’t really know the answer. I certainly …

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Community of Practice – Green Ninjas

Posted by  Mark Schenk —June 24, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes, Collaboration

I had a great day on Tuesday exploring a Community of Practice that has formed within a NSW local government council. This group call themselves …

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Fired up and ready to go

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 13, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling

I was in Singapore last week helping a group of leaders learn how to find and tell their own stories. No templates, no recipes, just …

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Melbourne taxis and Sydney taxis

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 8, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes

Last week Melbourne was witness to our taxi drivers protesting in the city streets against their poor working conditions. The protest was sparked by the …

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