Welcome To The Conceptual Age – How Are You Placed To Leverage Our Times?

Welcome To The Conceptual Age – How Are You Placed To Leverage Our Times?

Understanding the Age we live in can help you be adaptive in business.

The 18th Century was the Agricultural Age where Farmers ruled and owners of fertile land were prosperous.

The 19th century was the Industrial Age where factory work boomed and owners of factories made fortunes.

The 20th century was the Information Age where Knowledge workers reigned supreme. Billions were made by Founders of IT companies, many much younger than their forebears.

The 21st Century is the Conceptual Age – the age of Creators.

Carrots & Sticks – The Art & Science of Motivation

Carrots & Sticks – The Art & Science of Motivation

Motivating individuals as a Manager is ‘part art and part science’.

The art part are the psychological factors around relationships and buy-in from a team member. Motivation here is more freestyling in empowering individuals through autonomy, mastery and purpose discussed previously in my blog Are you a Type X or Type Y Manager and why it matters? 

The science part is the framework within the team member and Manager work throughout the project. This is more structured and includes objectives, scope, timelines and deliverables. Motivation here is influenced by concise outcomes, not on how to achieve but on what and when we do it.

Are you Type X or a Type Y Manager and why it matters?

Are you Type X or a Type Y Manager and why it matters?

In the next two blogs, I’m going to explore management styles and how impactful they are on motivating individuals and teams within your business.

Type X management focuses on the extrinsic desires of employees around job security and rewards.

Type Y management focuses on the intrinsic desires of employees around autonomy and personal satisfaction within the activity itself.

9 Tactics To Set Up Your Year For Extraordinary Success

9 Tactics To Set Up Your Year For Extraordinary Success

The start of a new year brings the gift of opportunity and it starts with questions.

What can I achieve this year?

How can I be the best version of myself?

How can I spend more time with the people I care about and experience more happiness?

How can I spend more time doing my best work?

What can I deliver the universe?

Now we are back on deck for the year, I thought I’d share with you 9 Tactics to set up your year for extraordinary success.

Identifying your Peak, Trough & Recovery Zones

Identifying your Peak, Trough & Recovery Zones

Jerry Seinfeld talked about the morning guy hating the night guy.

Are you an early-bird or a night-owl?

The research finds that most of us are neither. But we do have biorhythms throughout the day that rotate through three primary cycles- Peak, Trough and Recovery.

But how does understanding these three primary cycles help us plan our business day?