Monthly Archives: January 2011

There will always be storms, know how to sail your ship.

(For someone close to me who is starting off in worklife – Diana) This wise advice I found on a sign in a store in Kennebunk Port Maine. It reminds us that we need a skill set that will serve … Continue reading

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Surviving “Retreats”

At this time of year there is an unusual level of activity devoted to “retreats“, “away days” and “strategy days”. Many managers believe that taking the team out of the office for the day, and having them engaging in games, … Continue reading

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Are you needing some new ideas in 2011?

via blogs.parc.com As the new year starts, we are often involved in planning pursuits, everything from corporate strategy to the family holiday. Here are some good ideas to help you get off to a good start. I am also a … Continue reading

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Diana Ayling

I am a performance developer and academic adviser, in Auckland, New Zealand. via Diana Ayling.

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Are you ready?

As we commence another year of activity, and face our first set of challenges, it is a good idea just to check we have everything we need. 1. Does your team fully understand all the important terminology, concepts and principles … Continue reading

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How to acheive sustained high performance without your Blackberry

Over the holiday season, many of us are away from technology, and some of us go through angst. However, as suggested in the article below, new tools do not always make us more productive. http://baselinescenario.com/2010/02/11/the-myth-of-efficiency/ Mobile devices can put us … Continue reading

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