Archive for 2018

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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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035 – Spotify bugs bite back

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 27, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This week’s podcast shows us how not all bugs in the system are necessarily bad, and why change is made easier with a little familiarity.

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034 – When baggage really flies

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 22, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This week’s podcast shows how Southwest Airlines stuck to their purpose which helped the airline add over $1 billion to their bottom line. Find out how.

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033 – Nixon on the poverty line

Posted by  Anecdote International —November 12, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

How do stories change minds and influence people? This podcast gives a compelling example of how the right stories can shift strongly held views.

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Learn how to use storytelling to change company culture

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 30, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Culture

As you may already know, I’ll be in Silicon Valley this December to deliver two of our storytelling programs, Storytelling for Sales and Story-powered Culture …

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032 – Dyson innovation really sucks

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

The story of how James Dyson designed and produced the first bagless vacuum cleaner is one of perseverance and iteration. We know the ending of …

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Story-powered Retail Conversations for Luxury Brands

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 26, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Selling

Over the last six months, we’ve been approached by a number of luxury brands to help them with their in-store sales skills. Companies like Burberry, …

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031 – Charles Masefield on humility and productivity

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 25, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Employee Engagement, Podcast

Sir Charles Masefield describes the series of events by which, under his leadership, BAE Systems’ worst performing factory became their best. Continuing to share stories …

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Changing people’s minds – how to turn ‘no’ into ‘yes’

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 23, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Leadership Posts

Changing people’s minds can be tough, especially when they have strongly entrenched views. It turns out that story is a powerful weapon, albeit a surprising …

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How to build fast rapport with a connection story

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 15, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Communication

As a leader, you often need to establish a rapport with others, to connect with them. It might be when you meet new people in …

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