February 2019

28
Feb

"Do you have a pulse?"

Do you have a pulse? Do you have a pulse? “Do you have a schedule of regular meetings?” is the question that is most predictive of a business’s ability to perform and grow at a high and consistent level.

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21
Feb

"Do your people know whether they have had a good day or a bad day"?

Last time I wrote about how it is almost impossible to understand a game like cricket without an adequate scoreboard and yet in the great game of business, which is often far more complex, we ask our people to play and never think to give them a sight or understanding of the scoreboard.

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14
Feb

"With every pair of hands comes a free brain"

It isn’t quite true. I like all sports, its just that cricket isn’t quite at the top of the list. Frankly I was never very good at it and I always found it very complicated and that was in the days before they had that Duckworth Lewis method, that I have never bothered to master.

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07
Feb

"A Simple Discipline Hack"

One of the major factors in stopping an individual getting closer to their potential, as I wrote about in an earlier blog, is discipline. They say business success is a result of doing the right things in sufficient quantities over a long enough period of time. But most of us are notoriously poor at being able to access the necessary discipline consistently enough to allow this to happen.

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