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The Good Old Training Montage

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —January 31, 2011
Filed in Fun

Did you ever think the good old movie training montage, found in such classic’s as The Karate Kid, Team America, or the Rocky movies, could …

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Using Stories to Make Better Coffee

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —January 17, 2011
Filed in Communication, Fun

I had a throughly enjoyable afternoon on Saturday learning not only how to make great coffee, but being surrounded by stories. The course was a …

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The Otis Redding Problem

Posted by  Kevin Bishop —January 6, 2011
Filed in Employee Engagement, Fun

I stumbled across a blog post yesterday from Bob Sutton where he referred to the ‘Otis Redding Problem‘. This is where you put in place …

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Seasons greetings from Anecdote

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 21, 2010
Filed in Fun

Its that time of year again. I opened the post office box this morning and found it brimming with wishes for the festive season. Its …

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Recovering with grace

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 5, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Fun

Dave Bruebeck, the jazz virtuoso, once said “there is no mistake if you can resolve it.” I was reminded of this quote when Steve Hopkins …

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Ginninderra High School Reunion—Class of 1980

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 18, 2009
Filed in Fun

I went to school in Canberra at Ginninderra High School. Amazingly I still keep in contact with so many of my classmates from back then …

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Merry Christmas

Posted by  Mark Schenk —December 24, 2008
Filed in Events, Fun

Well 2008 has been a hectic year for most of us. So now is the time to take some well-deserved time off and spend some …

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Practising the art of creating possibilities

Posted by  chandni —October 2, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Fun

People respond so differently to new ideas. While some people jump with excitement at the thought of new possibilities and irrational ideas, unfamiliarity can others …

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Another little thing….

Posted by  Mark Schenk —July 3, 2008
Filed in Fun

One of the things we talk about a lot is the power of ‘little things’ to make a difference in a complex environment. I saw …

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Lost knowledge?

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 26, 2008
Filed in Anecdotes, Fun

The building in the left foreground of the image is the historic Hyde Park Barracks Museum in Sydney. The building at the back behind the …

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