The Formula for your Next Promotion

Here is the magic formula to getting your next raise or next promotion. This formula is a secret that only the top 5% have discovered. I’m relieving it under risk that the other Holders of this secret might not be happy with me. Please don’t tell anyone I told you. The same is true of every role in every business: Sales, operations, field execution, shop, administration, marketing, engineering, safety and quality – the top people…

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The Positive Habit Formula

When it comes to implementing new habits to change and improve your quality of life, there are only 3 ways it can be done that will ensure success: Have an epiphany Change your environment Change your habits (first in tiny ways) In this article, I’ll be sharing a formula you can use to implement positive habits that can help you transform any area of your life(from losing weight to improving personal productivity and much more)…

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Decisions That Create Value

An act of omission is a decision not to act, not speak up, not to meet your kpi’s or to hesitate and procrastinate. An act of commission is a decision to take action. Both omission and commission can lead to mistakes and errors. Only one – the act of commission, a decision to take action or speak up, can ever create value. The risk of doing nothing is now greater than the risk of doing…

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The Value And Danger Of Data

Everything in life is math in one way of another. Once you take math out of the equation, things break down really quickly. Not enough hours and there’s not enough income. Not enough wood and you can’t finish a deck project. Not enough planning and your goal will end up somewhere unexpected. Data can be very valuable if it’s used to create an outcome and adjust course along the way to ensure you reach your…

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Value Employees Who Speak Up

The incredible value of employees who speak up! Are your employees willing to speak up, or are they afraid to upset ‘the boss’? Or, just as bad, do they think that nobody cares what they think? Have you created a listening culture that values ‘respectful debate’? Or is it a little more like ‘my way or the highway’ in your business? Research shows that 90% of projects undertaken in business don’t meet their commitments to…

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Become The Best

At Innovator, our vision for the next 3 years and on to the next 10 years is to be the best at everything we do. The thing is, in order for that to happen, each and every one of us needs to become the best in our individual roles. Declare that you’re going to be the best in the world at a thing. It doesn’t matter what the thing is. That’s up to you to…

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Look After Each Other – A Story

The following is a story speaking to what it means to have a family and the importance of supporting each other when the going gets tough. By Don Cooper, CEO. “We look after each other. What does this mean and how do we get there? It’s all about your own mindset. Imagine in the mind – a strong family, an adult family. Parents, Grandparents, Adult Kids, Aunts & Uncles & Cousins. You might sometimes fight…

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How To Easily Achieve What You Want

There is a psychological impact of your environment that affects your success and what you will achieve. The adage says: You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with. We’ve all heard it before. Attitudes, Beliefs, Emotions, Habits, Success, Health are all heavily influenced by the circle of five environment. So if you are totally happy and feel successful in your life – look to those five and say thank…

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Fix Your Broken Windows – An Experiment

Have you heard of “The Broken Windows Theory”? This theory relates to leading indicators, safety, job performance, planning, equipment quality, customer satisfaction, company culture and ultimately a company’s success. It’s a sociology concept that showcases human behaviour. It was developed by sociologist Philip Zimbardo, a Stanford psychologist in 1969. He had two cars to spare and decided to conduct a small experiment. He arranged to have one parked with its hood up, open doors, without…

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The 11 Major Attributes Of Leadership

All great leaders began as followers. They became great leaders because they were intelligent followers. With few exceptions, one who can’t follow a leader intelligently can not become an effective leader. And one who can follow intelligently is the one who develops into a leader most rapidly. The intelligent follower has many advantages, but the greatest is having access to the leader to gain knowledge. Obviously, leaders need to be trusted. Obviously, a leader who…

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