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Maybe you haven’t analysed it enough? Calculated Choices. Carefully Considered. Absolutely Analytical.

Maybe you haven’t analysed it enough? Calculated Choices. Carefully Considered. Absolutely Analytical.

Location:

Australia

Description:

Maybe you haven’t analysed it enough? Calculated Choices. Carefully Considered. Absolutely Analytical.

Language:

English


Episodes

40: Pivot

4/11/2019
Whilst Pivot is a more recent terminology often used in the context of a startup, it applies equally to many aspects of our lives, our endeavours or our own groups within companies of all sizes. We look at when, how, why and importantly if you should pivot and what the cost might be if you do.

Duration:00:12:04

39: Influence

3/31/2019
When you're asked to direct a group of people sometimes you aren't their direct manager. In those cases you're expected to influence without authority. We look at how it's different, why it's hard and how you can go about it.

Duration:00:12:02

38: Ideas

2/28/2019
Steve Jobs once said, the best ideas have to win. We unpack what that actually means in practice and ultimately look at how you can tell what the best idea actually can look like.

Duration:00:11:16

37: Owner

2/17/2019
When you're delivering a project understanding who the actual owner is or owners are is crucial. We look at how to figure that out, and how to tell projects that can't figure that out.

Duration:00:13:45

36: Familiarity

1/20/2019
We dive into why familiarity seems to breed contempt, why first impressions are the most misleading and demonstrate my Latin is terrible.

Duration:00:11:56

35: Competency

1/11/2019
In every broad discipline it's become impossible for one person to be competent in all aspects. Organisationally speaking, we look at how we could ensure a collective competency is maintained.

Duration:00:14:49

34: Care

12/30/2018
There's always something that someone expects you to care about, but the dimensions of care we put our energy into can make or break us.

Duration:00:11:37

33: Sinking

12/20/2018
Looking at how maintenance teams function can reveal a lot about the system they're maintaining. We dive in the consequences of poor design and long term operational costs.

Duration:00:12:40

32: Cloud

12/10/2018
With operational technology relying more and more on desktop computer platforms for control and monitoring, just how much can be put in the cloud safely?

Duration:00:14:29

31: Self

11/8/2018
Understanding yourself and self reflection can be good thing, but it can go too far. How far is far enough and how do you know when to stop?

Duration:00:12:04

30: Lists

9/27/2018
Lists can be a great way of tracking things to do and random thoughts and ideas. But if they're abused they can drag you down into list-hell.

Duration:00:09:58

29: Purpose

9/13/2018
Purpose and Passion are inter-related but in ways that might not be obvious at first glance. We unpack why purpose is critical and how it changes everything.

Duration:00:08:36

28: Tools

7/12/2018
Some people are obsessed with the tools they use to get the job done. How much better is the best tool vs the right tool and how much time should be spend seeking out the perfect tool for the job?

Duration:00:11:11

27: Creators

5/17/2018
There are creators, consumers and regurgitators of knowledge and information. Which and you? And why I think you should spend at some of your time creating something.

Duration:00:12:32

26: Risk

4/19/2018
Risk assessments are a critical part of engineering, but overly sensitive ones can paralyse an organisation. We look at how to make risk assessments useful and how to avoid some of the pitfalls.

Duration:00:17:06

25: Nostalgia

4/7/2018
What do Vinyl and CDs and Candles and LED Bulbs share in common? We explore the differences between better, and simple nostalgia.

Duration:00:12:55

24: Feedback

3/21/2018
Giving and accepting feedback to and from your manager or direct reports or even your peers is sometimes a missed opportunity. We explore how to make feedback useful again.

Duration:00:16:13

23: Metrics

3/1/2018
Metrics can be very useful if they are carefully chosen. Badly chosen metrics can do more harm than good, so how can you tell the difference?

Duration:00:10:56

22: Teamwork

2/17/2018
Teamwork is often thrown around as a concept, but do we each really understand whether we're team players or not? What will you choose?

Duration:00:11:31

21: Rugs

12/14/2017
Have you ever heard the expression, to have the rug pulled out from under you? Life does that to us all and sometimes you can do it to others without realising.

Duration:00:10:41