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How Does Your Business Score On The 5 P’s Of Clarity?

May 21, 2018

The 4 disciplines check I have been using for the last few years originated from Karen Martin. She is the author of The Outstanding Organisation and is one of the US’s leading business improvement experts. Karen and I share the same viewpoints.  She has recently released a new book that focusses ...

Staff Motivation v Staff Engagement

April 18, 2018

  Whilst I was thinking about preparing for this blog I googled “staff engagement” and got just over 5 million searches. That’s a lot. But then I googled “staff motivation” and got over 46 million searches. Now that’s a lot more.  Why would engagement get so much less attention tha...

The Art Of Deliberate Practice – Part 2

March 29, 2018

In my last blog, The Art of Deliberate Practice, I talked about discipline in business. I made several comparisons between sports people improving their performance through deliberate practice and how that would translate into a business environment. I feel this comparison is so powerful that I have...

The Art Of Deliberate Practice

March 13, 2018

In my eBook I talk about discipline in outstanding organisations being a deliberate practice repeatedly performed. So, this means planning, having standard approaches to doing things, learning from mistakes and improving how things get done.  I’m a sports fan, especially rugby and athletics. In b...

A Goal Without A Plan Is Just A Wish

February 28, 2018

In my last blog on the subject of Focus I described a method of prioritising; simply putting tasks in 3 levels of importance. It’s a method that’s less sophisticated than the famous 4 box model of Urgent vs Important, but probably more practical for many of us. Today’s blog, still ...