If you want to get more done with less stress, then using a combination of a traditional to-do list and storing information in your head (like most of us do) may actually lead to less output and migraine writes productivity
In my late twenties I worked for a great organisation, however I felt that one of the members of the team weren’t pulling their weight.
“Do you know everything that’s going on at the bank?” Was the barb aimed at Ross McEwan, boss of RBS, on the Today show recently. His reply, “There’s no way a boss can know everything about what’s going at the
And What You Can Learn From It “For me he’s a singer songwriter who is kicking everybody’s ass… and now he’s got them dancing as well; show me the last time that happened.” That’s Pharrell Williams’ view of Ed Sheeran.
Prioritisation is just one of three common problems that can beset managers in these service sectors looking for better performance. You can read about the other two in the new public report available at the end of this blog
no matter how obvious it seems to the rest of us, big business continues to underestimate the reach of the vigilante customer and the speed with which they can rain down retribution
this is the problem with any form of target. Those who set it believe that we, the recipients, will behave rationally and do our damn best to hit it, when in most cases it will simply drive us to behave dysfunctionally.
Unfortunately most organisations, through pointless target setting, create dysfunctional input methods such as ‘manipulating the numbers’ rather than letting staff use their ingenuity to figure out better ways to do the work to get better outputs.
Last week we were skiing in Les Gets, France and had a fantastic time… at least once our traumatic journey ended and, no thanks to Crystal holidays, we finally got organised with skis, boots and cherry lip balm – I
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Question: “No matter what we try the work queues don’t reduce. Any ideas?” Experienced management Stuart Corrigan gives his advice on how to avoid this issue.
Jim Mather, former Minister for Enterprise in Scotland, and I’m delighted to say a fan of this blog, liked the leadership report from the last blog so much that he kindly created a mindmap for blog readers to summarise the