How To Be More Effective
In the push to be constantly improving and refining the work that you are doing and to help you achieve your targets and objectives look carefully at the points below and ask yourself the following questions, systematically and with real honesty!
Set up new ways of doing things
Detect patterns – what do they tell you?
Sense a need to change something – what’s your gut feel?
Where does the overlap between Departments or Functions actually sit – how can you use this?
Know what drives you mad about the current situation
Look under rocks – what exactly lurks beneath?
Assume the worst in people
Think like a Nation State
Find a place that suits you where you can be creative
Go for rigour
Good research is often disruptive to the status quo
Don’t be afraid to choose something controversial
Develop a sense for “open” problems
Develop a sense for important problems
Feed your mind
There are many, many potential paths to learning
Build up your set of skills
Write down your ideas
Choose the right problem to tackle
Chip away at the problem
Organise your data
The target may (and will) move – move with it
Write and rewrite
Play to your strengths
Fight Uninformed Law
Find inspiration in others you respect
Find inspiration in others you disrespect
Keep an open mind and keep the points above in the forefront of your thinking and actions – management is all about bringing positive change and continually improving what you do!
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