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Our High Performance teams series now enters the fourth part of the Execution pillar of HP Teams: Business Acumen.
While this is probably the least sexy trait of high performing teams, it might well be that it is the most underrated and hence single biggest indicator of results.
So, in this episode we cover:
The compound effect of bad acumen and good acumenWhy this is often overlooked but will forever be relevantThe four pillars of good...
In this episode, we meet Ari Galper, the World’s #1 Authority on Trust-Based Selling on trust and influence, eliminating resistance and being a sales magnet not chaser.
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Ari is the World’s #1 Authority on Trust-Based Selling and is one the most expensive sales growth advisors in the world.
He is the creator of Unlock The Game®, a completely revolutionary sales approach and has...
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Our High Performance teams series now enters the third part of the Execution pillar of HP Teams: Optimising Risk.
So, in this episode we cover:
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In this episode, we meet Nicolette Rubinsztein, President of the Actuaries Institute and professional board member, on removing guilt, female confidence, and overcoming busyness.
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You can also get hold of her book, Not Guilty. All the author profits go towards her charity, Missionvale Australia.
Nicolette is a qualified actuary and is currently a non-executive director at UniSuper and SuperEd. She has...
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Our High Performance teams series now enters the second part of the Execution pillar of HP Teams: Stakeholders.
So, in this episode we cover:
How one conversation saved a client $15M;Why not managing stakeholders is the number one cause of project failure;How it is the most important point of trust for accelerating your career. Stay epic,
In this episode, we meet Mike Michalowicz, serial entrepreneur and multiple best-selling author.
Self-defined as a normal guy with a normal upbringing, by his 35th birthday, Mike had founded and sold two multi-million dollar companies. Confident that he had the formula to success, he became an angel investor…and proceeded to lose his entire fortune.
Then he started all over again, driven to find better ways to grow healthy, strong companies. Among other innovative strategies, Mike...
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Our High Performance teams series now enters the final HP Teams pillar: Execution. So far the pillars we’ve covered are Mission, People, Culture and Tools, and so now we delve into where it can all go pear-shaped and the wheels can come off.
So, in this episode we cover part 1 of this pillar, Operating Rhythm:
How to find the drumbeat of your team;How it keeps everyone focused and united;Why it creates time to do all the right...
In this episode, we meet George Hunt, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Sydney Water.
George is a recognised technology leader within the global utility sector. He has a successful track record in implementing technology infrastructure to support increasing customer expectations, challenging regulatory outcomes and corporate business goals.
He has held roles as a Global Consulting Partner at Wipro Digital in the UK and CIO for Wessex Water.
George completed a four year...
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Our High performance teams series now enters part 20 and we enter the final part of our pillar on Tools. So far we’ve covered Scoreboards and Metrics, Hardware and Systems, Processes and Frameworks and IP.
So, in this episode we cover Partnerships:
How all the best HP Teams and Businesses use partnerships at a whole new levelHow partnerships can lower your risk, vastly grow your business IP, accelerate your growth and improve your...
In this episode we meet Ram Castillo.
Ram is an award-winning Design Director, Author, Blogger, top-ranking Podcaster and international Speaker.
For 13+ years he’s been working for global agencies including Ogilvy & Mather, DDB, JWT and McCann Worldgroup on clients such as Audi, McDonald’s, Qantas, Coca-Cola, Telstra, Google and The Louis Vuitton Group.
He is the author of two best selling books and has been featured in HOW magazine, Herman Miller, deFrost*, AIGA.org and...
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Our High performance teams series now enters part 19 and we enter part 4 of our pillar on Tools. So far we’ve covered Scoreboards and Metrics, Hardware and Systems and Processes.
IN THIS EPISODE WE COVER FRAMEWORKS AND IP
“You don’t need to be a genius or a visionary, or even a college graduate for that matter, to be successful. You just need framework and a dream.” – Michael Dell
How all HP Teams have a secret recipe for success which...
In this episode we meet Perry Marshall.
Perry Marshall is endorsed in FORBES and INC Magazine, and is one of the most expensive business consultants in the world.
He founded the $5 million Evolution 2.0 Prize, with judges from Harvard, Oxford and MIT. The prize aims to solve the biggest mystery in biology.
His reinvention of the Pareto Principle is published in Harvard Business Review. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labs at the California Institute of Technology uses his 80/20 Curve as a...
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Our High performance teams series has reached part 18 and today we look at part 3 of our pillar on Tools, namely Systems and Processes.
So far under this section, we've covered Scoreboards and Metrics and how you need to measure what you want to manage if you want to keep pushing the dial on performance. We then moved to Hardware and Collateral that your people have at their disposal to do their jobs.
In this episode, I outline:
In this episode we meet Rob Patterson
Rob Patterson is a senior Executive with extensive experience in the leadership and significant growth of national professional service firms.
Rob is the former COO of HWL Ebsworth Rob where he played a key role overseeing the metamorphosis of a small Melbourne Based Legal Practice (40 employees, Turnover $3m) into a National Commercial Law firm of over 600 people and turnover in excess of $150M. Now Australia’s largest firm by partner numbers.
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Our High performance teams series has reached part 17 and today we look at part 2 of our pillar on Tools, namely Hardware and Collateral.
Last week we spoke about Scoreboards and Metrics and how you need to measure what you want to manage if you want to understand what success looks like in your business, and keep pushing the dial on performance.
But today, we explore the hardware and collateral that your people have at their disposal to...
In this episode we meet Laura Gasner Otting. Laura has empowered thousands through her speaking engagements and inspirational writing, including her newest book, Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life.
Laura’s 25-year resume is defined by her entrepreneurial edge. She served as a Presidential Appointee in Bill Clinton’s White House, helping shape AmeriCorps; Was founder and President of the highly successful Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group,...
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Our High performance teams series now enters part 16 and we enter the 5 key Tools that drive a high performance culture, the first of which is Scoreboard and Metrics.
We’ve spoken about the Mission - all about the vision, your purpose and your why. And then we went into getting the right people on the bus, followed by building a high performance Culture. Now, for the next 5 episodes, we’re going to talk all about Tools; the equipment that...
In this episode, our guest is Natalie Speers, the Founder & CEO of Social Ally, an agency in the digital marketing and social media space.
It was a great chat, in which we talk about how being an early adopter has pushed her out of her comfort zones, particularly in the social media space in the last decade. Natalie also shares some incredible social media stats that prove that everyone needs to use social media, regardless of your industry.
We then go through her list of common mistakes...
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Our High Performance Teams series now enters part 15, where we finalise the 5 key elements that drive a High Performance Culture, namely the rituals & traditions of the team.
We cover how to overcome those periods in work or business life when it has become a bit soulless, a bit toxic and is all work, and no play. One of the best ways is to use rituals and traditions to create meaning and a sense of belonging to your team and get the trust...
This week’s episode takes a totally different format as it’s a discussion rather than an interview.
I recorded this episode with our spiritual guru, Damien Price, for another podcast called The Universal Man, a Not-For-Profit organisation dedicated to helping men operating at their best in the modern world.
You can connect with Damien on LinkedIn.
He’s also been on the podcast before; check out episode 31.
Key Quotes from discussion with Damien Price
What is balance?