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Service as Technology

I want you to think of computers, how you buy upgrades to a game, new upgrades to your computer. Things that make it perform much better.

Now think of a service you can plug into a business. A service that once plugged in will upgrade the overall system.

Some ideas bouncing around:

Retail Sales Training – plug this technology into your retail chain and watch your average revenue per customer rise.

A catering company that provides healthy food in the workplace, watch overall health & wellbeing increase (maybe less staff downtime / sick leave).

Financial management (often a place it actually does exist).

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July 31st, 2011

Decision Engines

That is a series of steps to share your logical thinking.

Teach your logical methodologies.  What’s logical to you in your specialist field of knowledge is not logical to everyone else .  They don’t know your tricks & tips.

Even if it’s absolutely simplistic – it’ll help other people make consistent exceptional decisions.

You won’t get it right initially but if you can get it 80% right, then you greatly reduce what’s coming over to you.

 

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July 24th, 2011

[On] Idea Creation

To get great ideas, you need to have great input.

Great input, is information that is reasonably filtered & qualified.

The better quality information you process, the better your ideas.

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July 20th, 2011

Gut Reaction

Is based on your prior knowledge & experience.

That is the greater knowledge & experience you hold, the better your gut reaction.

Realise that constraint, sometimes new stuff feels wrong because it’s completely out of your field of reference & prior experience.

What that means though is if you want to make better decisions, you need to feed & fuel your knowledge & experience.  That way you’ll make faster, better snap decisions.

 

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July 18th, 2011

Sometimes the best opportunities

Are those right in front of you.

 

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July 17th, 2011

Sliding or Climbing? Once you push a limit

It becomes the new benchmark.

Once you extend yourself to run 12km.  Suddenly anything less is poor performance.

Once you establish a new behaviour that is successful, anything less is mediocre.

Although…. the inverse is also true, once you let a standard slip, that becomes the new benchmark.  And you start sliding.

 

 

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July 14th, 2011

It’s a skill

That you’re good at half a dozen things.

Not a pro.

But good enough to get things moving along and effect change.

That is a skill within itself.

A skill that you can work on and get very effective at.

Thanks to @jamesmadelin for sharing.

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July 6th, 2011

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