Optimal Effectiveness The Heart of Great Outcomes

Do you find yourself getting started on a plan only to find it quickly gets derailed by unpredictables or minutiae.  Or do you try to solve a problem only to find there seems to be no satisfactory solution.  Perhaps you have a team that is underperforming and all your efforts to motivate them seem to Read More …

Other Common Problem Intentions

No Intentions The most common and the most monstrously inefficient mistake people make regarding setting intentions is to have none or have poorly formulated intentions or intentions that simply don’t help.  If you want you or your staff to wander around wondering what to do then don’t spend much time clarifying intentions in your own Read More …

When Intentions Go Wrong – Part 2

Intentions That are Out Of Your Control If at the outset of a project whether it be personal or professional you set intentions that are out of your control or over which you have little influence you are likely to be setting yourself up for some unexpected problems;  insecurity and disappointment at the very least, Read More …

Optimal Intentions Are Always Best

The Problem With Best Practice Have you ever wondered what is in fact best practice in any given situation.  What the hell is worlds best practice anyway? Have you ever found yourself thinking, “Well that might be best for you buddy but that ain’t never going to fly in my situation?”  Have you thought to yourself Read More …

When Intentions Go Wrong

Don’t let the Past Dictate Your Future. Macro intentions and micro intentions can be good, bad or completely bloody ugly.  The thing about intentions that you really have to understand is they heavily influence your choices, your perceptions and your behaviours for good or ill.  The point of this blog is to get you to start Read More …

Intentions Matter

Intentions Matter: Ignore Them at Your Peril In the next few blogs I’m going take a look at the question of intentions and why they matter.  On the upside of the equation we will look at how determining your intentions using the principles of optimal effectiveness will improve performance, as well as productivity, engagement and job satisfaction Read More …

Purpose, Meaning and Fulfilment In The Workplace

Purpose, Meaning, Fulfilment and Work In this post we are going to look at the idea of purpose,  meaning and fulfilment and how finding answers to these questions is going to radically improve your decision making for the better. Contrary to popular belief these questions are not all that lofty and can be answered quite simply Read More …

The Executive Skill Set

The Executive Skill Set, So What Is that Anyway? With executive burnout and dissatisfaction being a major cause of poor productivity in companies, it’s time to rethink how we engage in our careers. What is the skill set of highly effective AND SATISFIED executives? What are their most useful attributes? What is the link between work satisfaction Read More …

Master Your Craft

THE MBLOG The keys to creating personal and professional success without losing your soul to the corporate machine. IT ALL BEGINS WITH YOU Have you ever wondered why some people seem to thrive in life and career while others struggle?  Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be able to inspire engagement from Read More …