Observe, orientate, extrapolate, evaluate, communicate then commit to doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons in the right way.
You can’t create value if you don’t know what it is?
Strive to align your customer’s values with your own.
Waiho kia patai ana, he kaha ui ti kaha
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
If I had 20 days to solve a problem, I would spend 19 days to define it. Albert Einstein
Demonstrate leadership - sell a vision for the future, defining what success looks like, who should care and why.
The starting point of all achievement is desire Napoleon
Engineer discipline with a methodical, consistent approach to continuous improvement to gain the freedom to dream bigger.
What do you have the talent for delivering?
If you don’t know who and why (how to sell your solution) before you come up with what. You are wasting time.
Boil things down to the most fundamental truths and then reason up from there Elon Musk
Create simple checklists that simplify complex ambitions into easily interpreted blocks. Try to use the law of four.
Define an achievable action that will provide a step improvement to the current situation that provides a foundation for further progress.
Confidence isn’t about knowing the outcome. But embracing obstacles feeling certain you find a solution
If selling software to others you have to make UX accessible to the lowest sophisticated user, however if you use software to optimise a business internally who can run faster and looser with the rules as process and shared wisdom fills these gaps.
Think micro, explore everything.
Stand on the shoulders of giants
Identify a maximum of four thought leaders per subject that have opinions worth considering.
Those that think like owners create greater value.
Strong teamwork is more important than results, relationships more important than process, but good processes help build stronger connections.
Gather those that get the job done and still share a laugh in the toughest situations. Build teamwork on common values and dedication to helping each other level up.
Find the right balance of…
Everyone is a customer and potential salesperson.
Have genuine empathy and desire to improve the life of those you are in a unique position to help.
Recognise action from system one thinking! Create feedback loops with integrity and have the discipline to take action.
Evolve a shared decision making framework and maintain a decision log so you don’t waste time rehashing old thought processes.
The meta of the matter unlocks the value story
The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor Aristotle
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths Joseph Campbell