Posts Tagged ‘Hard work’

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052 – Pepsi and Apple in new containers

Posted by  Anecdote International —December 16, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

John Sculley, former CEO of Apple Inc., shares five stories that illustrate the importance of insight and encourage us to think differently.

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046 – Work the plan and work with the people

Posted by  Anecdote International —August 26, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

In this episode of the Storytelling Podcast, Luke Brown explains how even if everything is planned to perfection, people are always an unknowable variable.

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044 – Navigating like clockwork

Posted by  Anecdote International —July 30, 2019
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

Imagine having the answer everyone is looking for, but no one is listening to you. This week’s episode talks about the importance of keeping an open mind.

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042 – Seasoned speed skaters savvy strategy

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 23, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Not every accident comes out of the blue. This episode talks about how the correct planning can allow you to take advantage when misfortune strikes.

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038 – Dolphin kicks out number one

Posted by  Anecdote International —February 18, 2019
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

This story contrasts Michael Phelps’ swims at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Learn some valuable business points on not becoming complacent and staying on top.

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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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030 – Damit Samit, what a great idea

Posted by  Anecdote International —October 7, 2018
Filed in Business storytelling, Podcast

Steve Crompton shares an inspiring, real-life rags to riches story, which proves that anyone can make a difference and achieve their dreams if they take …

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027 – John Snow versus the Miasma

Posted by  Anecdote International —July 26, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

Bringing your data to life is crucial in making others understand why it’s important. In this example, we hear how John Snow had to be …

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019 – Three feet away from the gold seam

Posted by  Anecdote International —May 24, 2018
Filed in Anecdotes, Business storytelling, Podcast

It takes a lot of hard work and persistence to do something great. Naturally, if the goal is a big one it’s going to be …

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Benjamin Franklin and deliberate practice

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 10, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes, Communication

Thomas Jefferson was a great believer in luck, and he found that the harder he worked the luckier he got. His friend and fellow signatory …

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