thoughts & notes

May 5, 2020

What a great question!

Basically, it is getting really clear about:

1) What you really want to achieve (vision)
2) What you really do (mission)
3) How you’re really going to achieve what you want (the plan)

What it isn’t:

1) Someone coming in to tell you how to run your b...

April 29, 2020

This was my ANZAC day.

Like many around the globe, we are in lockdown, so for the first time in history the official commemoration services were cancelled.However we were still encouraged to pay our respects - with safe distancing.
One of our community is a Mounted Rifl...

April 28, 2020

Happy Level 3 New Zealand! ♥️
Many of you will be relishing the opportunity to get cranking and back into business.
I know strategic planning can seem about as exciting as watching paint dry but believe me (!) it is exciting!
The process of clarifying your vision is on...

April 22, 2020

Hey there! How’s your hump day?
Some questions to summarise 🤔 business focus in the current covid climate.
1) what have been identified / arisen as your principle threats?
2) can they be mitigated by current strategy?
3) if not, can you (+ your team) outline a ne...

April 20, 2020

While we’re on lockdown is the perfect time to be working ‘on’ your business- going big picture, remembering why you started in the first place, what did you want to achieve? What impact did you wish to create?
Having clarity around your vision and mission is a key par...

April 16, 2020

I just love this wave action - I call it ‘lighting the fuse’, and I love watching- mesmerised - as it bursts along the beach. (Apologies - Wix won't upload my lighting the fuse video) 

I think it has to do with the impact created when strong outgoing waves collide...

April 8, 2020

There's obviously been a massive upsurge in the use of on line meetings etc, and it is a wonderful way of communicating.
I'm posting this as a light-hearted reminder to continue setting these meetings up for success by using tried and true meeting protocols; send out a...

April 2, 2020

 Now is possibly the best time ever to deliberately practice a growth mindset.When we face challenges (and who is not being challenged at the moment!?) we can easily fall into our default state of insecurity or defensiveness.

So how can a growth mindset help?

In a nuts...

March 31, 2020

Got to love a stylish boardroom!
Loved kicking off strategic planning with the Earthwork Landscape Architects team in Christchurch.
They work nationally and internationally, designing bespoke home gardens, public spaces and subdivisions.
Director Matt Lester along with...

March 23, 2020

We know in leadership and in Governance that there is a heck of a lot of expert information - from broad sources - which is constantly being sought, shared and evaluated.
We, as the public, or, indeed, as experts in one field, are not necessarily privy to this breadth...

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