What stories do you tell yourself about money? How does your own view get projected into the business? What is the impact on the level of goals you pursue, what you charge for your product/service, or how you reward yourselves and your team?Reading the conditions
Since 2005 I’ve run a small acreage farm in regional Victoria and over the years, we’ve had some excellent results with our olive trees. Every couple of years I run a soil test on the farm, giving me an insight into the pH balance and key mineral elements that drive productivity.The evolution to real leadership
This article, written by Michael Nathanson, originally appeared on chiefexecutive.net on July 9, 2021
Effective managers and leaders are critical to well-functioning organizations, and, in some respects, the roles intersect with each other. Both roles involve motivating others and optimizing results, but while there are similarities in what they do, there are substantial differences in how and why they do it.The illusion of certainty
The lifetime customer, the iron-clad supplier, the legislated right to operate – it can all change at the stroke of a pen … or the start of a pandemic.
Certainty is an illusion. If you’re trying to improve performance and drive growth, you can’t just stand still.Are you playing the game or imposing yourself?
Spring is high season for sports competition here in Australia – including Australian Football League (AFL) finals, interstate rugby play-offs and thoroughbred horse racing carnivals. So you get a good look at who’s best and who makes up the rest.What are you here to do?
Communicating your organisational strategy in one word, or a single phrase is something I advocate strongly during client strategy workshops. The idea is to have a memorable, simple rallying cry, such as IBM’s ‘Think’, Apple’s competitively positioned ‘Think Differently’ or Southwest Airlines ‘Wheels Up’.