Why do Australian Managers “performance manage people out” ? Why don’t we just “Performance Manage” them continuously ?? What we can learn from the high performance culture in the AFL.
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Book Review : The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
Surgeon Gawande tells a ripping yarn about a potentially dry subject. Today’s professionals have an almost impossible task to manage complexity. Gawande outlines the history, logic, benefits and challenges of creating and using checklists in a complex professional environment.
Book Review: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
Maybe you can be more successful by making a small adjustment or simply stopping counter-productive behavior. In this book Leadership expert Goldsmith explains this logic and more. He has a seven step process to make eliminate your bad habits.
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
This is a story about superior insight constructed around a Baseball story. Michael Lewis tells the story of how Billy Beane, general manager of Oakland Athletics, could for several years win more games than anyone else with a team payroll a fraction of the majors.
First Observe, then implement
Some things can be rushed. Often it is better to just adapt solutions that fit with how people are already working.
Wikinomics – How mass collaboration changes everything
Ever wanted to harness the spare time of people that you have never met to create value ? Seriously ?