Strategy

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It's all about your audience ...

27 June 2015

I wish I was paid to speak to supplier and sales people, it’s what I say when they cold call me asking what big projects I am working on this year or what pain points I am suffering - that they can help me with? I wish I had the confidence to say ‘pain points? - Yes this call is one of them’

 

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What’s your watch got to do with being productive?

21 June 2015

Let’s forget about how exciting new tech, devices and cutting edge gadgets are and focus on how you can increase your productivity through the use of such devices. 

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All Chasing the Same Ball ...

11 October 2014

Having a clear view of where you want to be and having great intentions sometimes ends up with problems and delays.

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Managing Change - Perceptive or Reality ...

26 July 2014

​Change face us all the time, in our personal and work lives. If we decided not to change we stay still - that is - wake up, go to work, participate in the production line, go home, eat, sleep and wake up in the morning and it all starts again. This sort of life brings no excitement and leaves us open to redudancy and take-over.

 

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7-1 defeat (Germany vs Brazil) - 4 Building block to a great team ...

09 July 2014

Watching the 2014 world cup semi final match between Brazil and Germany was a joyous and saddening experience, I felt sorry and a sense of embarrassment for Brazil and at the same time excited and impressed by Germany’s performance.

 

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Believe in yourself ...

08 February 2014

​What is your most important need? What helps you get what you want? Invariably we are driven by many needs, although if we are keen to get things done or completed there a number of tasks we naturally (not in all cases):

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How did you survive as kid without a mobile phone?

21 July 2013

I recalled when I was younger, particularly during the summer holidays at home - I'd leave the house at 8:30am and not come home until 4pm to get my tea and then back out until 10pm. 

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Operating a Business or managing a Brand? ...

29 June 2013

Look, as a leader of a team you are constantly looking for improvements. You  identify area of waste, focus on ensuring individuals in your team are competent, seek to streamline services you offer and standardise on your internal and customer-facing processes.

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Wow ... where did that come from ?

13 June 2013

Ever been hit by a issue from left field when not expecting it ... at work or even in your personal lives things happen when you least expect them to. 

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Meetings ... don't waste your time ...

08 June 2013

​It fills me with dread when I receive an email for a meeting that lasts more than an hour. Why would a meeting last for an hour, unless it's a workshop or a detailed design meeting and if it was - stop calling it a meeting.

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