Who's running your day?

Posted by Aubrey Warren on 3 April 2017
Who's running your day?
  This little card was a timely reminder for me; maybe it will be for you too. The challenge, of course, is how? How do you manage to run your day and not let it run you? Logically, you have to find a way to get in front of things. So, here are three simple suggestions for increasing the amount of each day that you run. Start mindfully. We know that mindset is crucial to performance. So it makes sense to get that right first thing. Even if it's only ten minutes at the sta...
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Building Swift Trust

Posted by Aubrey Warren on 7 March 2017
There's an African proverb that says: "If you want to go fast, travel alone. If you want to go far, travel together". It goes to the heart of working cooperatively and collaboratively. We know that together we can achieve more. And we know that working together requires the essential ingredient of trust. It's essential for team performance, for collaboration and for managing effective change. But there are a couple of real challenges to this ideal. One is this sor...
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Do you value your focus?

Posted by Aubrey Warren on 20 January 2017
Do you value your focus?
"Your focus determines your reality" is one of those quotes I find myself coming back to time and again. Whether it's managing attention, seeing things in context, prioritising, or interpreting experiences, focus shapes our attention, our actions and our attitudes. We are becoming increasingly aware that focus is essential to managing ourselves and our work in a complex world. The human brain receives 11 million bits of information per second from the environment but can ...
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Valuing the power of everyday influence

Posted by Aubrey Warren on 14 December 2016
Valuing the power of everyday influence
Whether we think about value at the organisational, team or individual level, value is at the heart of our performance, contribution and effectivenss every day. It's a key to sustained success. Indeed, it's a key to survival. But value is not just something to consider through the lens of business or organisational strategy. Value is not simply about price or function or savings or systems. Value is also an everyday activity, reflected in nearly everything we do. And, important...
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Connect. Communicate. Collaborate.

Posted by Aubrey Warren on 12 September 2016
Connect. Communicate. Collaborate.
Getting to collaboration is a process. There's no doubt that collaboration is a key to organisational and team success. No one is as smart as all of us, and we bring groups of talented people together because we know that harnessing talent is the most efficient and productive way to achieve our goals, adapt and grow. A McKinsey article noted that: "Nearly 80 percent of the senior executives surveyed in a 2005 study said that effective coordination across product, functional, ...
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