active CEO Podcast Craig Johns NRG2Perform High Performance Leadership PERFORMANCE Productivity Starts With Happiness

active CEO Podcast #115 PERFORMANCE Productivity Starts With Happiness

active CEO Podcast Craig Johns NRG2Perform High Performance Leadership PERFORMANCE Productivity Starts With Happiness

PERFORMANCE Productivity Starts With Happiness

Productivity is not what you produce. Productivity is what you accomplish!

Performance is the state or quality of being productive. It is a state of mind that you consciously choose. The state or quality of being productive is the completion of a task with application of knowledge, skills and abilities. In a workplace it refers to how employees behave and how well they perform their roles and responsibilities. For an employee, performance may refer to work effectiveness, quality and efficiency at the task level.

Charles Duhigg defines productivity as “making certain choices in certain ways” that moves us from being “merely busy” to “genuinely productive”

People have 100% control over personal productivity, our individual output over certain period of time.

We often make the mistake of equating just being busy with being productive, but they aren’t the same thing. We all have 24hrs in a day. It is about how can you make the most of of your hours and create lasting habits of achievement and fulfillment instead of chasing endless lists of tasks. In other words, work smarter, not harder

HAPPINESS

Happiness is those things that make life worth living. It is the greatest recruitment and retention tools in the world. Productivity and performance increases when people feel happy and enjoy what they do. As Sydney J. Harris mentioned, “Happiness is a direction, not a place“.

Have a workplace that encourages happiness is where employees differences are nurtured, there is transparency, value is added to employees rather than taking it away, there is shared meaning and purpose, and it is intrinsically rewarding. Your culture is your brand!

People want to do great work, that matters, make a differences, and magnifies their strengths, not their weaknesses. They want to find meaning in their work. This has been shown to increase motivation, engagement, empowerment, career development, job satisfaction, individual performance and personal fulfillment, and decreases absenteeism and stress.

Leaders can provide an environment where there is work-life flexibility, balance, positive reinforcement, reduced micro-management, employee personal and professional investment, small wins are celebrated with fun and has perks that aren’t payrises.

Where is your ATTENTION and what is your INTENTION?

Want To Learn More?

Check out the newly Breaking The CEO Code whitepaper. It provides an overview of Breaking The CEO Code and showcases the 6 key phases. We also go a little deeper into the 2nd phase PERFORMANCE, where we discuss the 3 P’s of the Leadership Performance Formula.

Breaking The CEO Code Whitepaper Download

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Subscribe to active CEO Podcast on Itunes
Craig Johns Keynote Speaker
active CEO Coaching
active CEO Podcast
Corporate Programs
Sport Performance
NRG2Perform www.nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

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active CEO Podcast #111 PURPOSE Create A Ripple Effect

active CEO Podcast Craig Johns NRG2Perform High Performance Leadership PURPOSE Create A Ripple Effect

PURPOSE Create A Ripple Effect

Craig Johns talks about PURPOSE, create a ripple effect and the importance of knowing your WHY, VISION, MISSION and VALUES.

Have you ever wondered what the most successful people in the world have in common? They have absolute clarity on their vision!

It is very difficult to find your destination, when you don’t know what it is. To be able to gain clarity on your vision, you first need to understand your purpose in life.

Why do you get up each day with a  spring in your stride, what fuels your fire, what brings a smile to your face?

Today we are going to explore why you need to understand your purpose so you can be a world class leader who is creating a ripple effect.

Why – Vision – Mission – Values

Let’s start with your Why, your Purpose in life

What is your reason for existence as a human being? What is your intention and objective that you want to achieve in life? Why have you been put on this planet?

How can you create a ripple effect through your employees, team members and people of influence?

Focus on something bigger than just yourself. Determine what your companies or your own real purpose is in life. Your why or your companies why?

What work can you do to serve that purpose and leave a positive mark or dent on the world? The WHY is the purpose, cause or belief that drives every one of us.

Vision

What is your destination? What does the future look like? What does success look like in 5, 10, 20, 30 or 100 years time?

Does your vision inspire you, challenge you and make you feel a little bit or a whole lot uncomfortable? (for the right reasons?)

My vision:

“DEVELOP HIGH PERFORMING LEADERS WHO POSITIVELY IMPACT PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD”

Mission

What is the reason and path you will take to get to your vision? What is your intention and how you will do it?

The mission must be simple and easy for people to understand the path that you will take and why you will take it to achieve the vision.

My mission:

“TRANSFORMING INFLUENCERS INTO BEING HIGH PERFORMING LEADERS”

Values

What is your DNA? What are the core values that you will base decisions and beliefs on?

What will you be consistent with so your are congruent with your message and who your are?

My values:

Craig Johns values NRG2Perform DNA

Want To Learn More?

Check out the newly Breaking The CEO Code whitepaper. It provides an overview of Breaking The CEO Code and showcases the 6 key phases. We also go a little deeper into the 2nd phase PERFORMANCE, where we discuss the 3 P’s of the Leadership Performance Formula.

Breaking The CEO Code Whitepaper Download

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Subscribe to active CEO Podcast on Itunes
Craig Johns Keynote Speaker
active CEO Coaching
active CEO Podcast
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Sport Performance
NRG2Perform www.nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

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active CEO Podcast #110 Dr Paul White 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation

active CEO Podcast with Craig Johns Dr Paul White 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Dr Paul White about the 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation, building trust and loyalty in the workplace and why people want to feel appreciated.

We also delve into working with Dr Gary Chapman, the author of The 5 Love languages; perceived authenticity; leading with appreciation remotely; and how to best to close the gap between what we currently teach, educate and train with what we do and how we know how we learn best.

Dr Paul White – 5 Languages Of Workplace Appreciation

Dr Paul White is a psychologist, global speaker, international consultant and the author of four incredible books, including New York Times Best Seller, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace which he co-authored with Dr Gary Chapman (famous for the 5 love languages), Rising Above A Toxic Workplace, Sync or Swim and The Vibrant Workplace. He is a world leader in building organisational appreciation, who has worked with organisations such as Microsoft and NASA, and is a proud grandfather of six, Dr Paul White.

Focusing on “making work relationships work”, he has a Ph.D in Counselling Psychology from George State University, a Masters Counselling from Arizona State University and a BA Christian Education from Wheaton College. A lifetime devoted to teaching leaders and organisations on how to communicate authentic appreciation has been the backbone to his career as a psychologist at Prairie View Inc, Director of Family Coaching at Navitas, and currently, the Owner/President of Family Business Resources and Appreciation at Work.

Paul talks about:

  • Starting out as an observer and over time developing into a leader.
  • What needs do you see out there that aren’t being met?
  • New York Times best seller The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace.
  • Created Motivating by Appreciation Inventory online assessment.
  • 5 Languages of Workplace Appreciation with Dr Gary Chapman.
  • Praising or complementing someone with Words of Affirmation.
  • Focused attention and listening to people during Quality time.
  • Help people get things done that they value through Acts of service.
  • Connect people through Tangible gifts that show you know them.
  • Spontaneous celebrations in the workplace through Physical touch.
  • People want to feel valued and appreciated beyond their production and performance.
  • 79% of people leave a job do so because of a lack of appreciation.
  • People want to be appreciated by all members of an organisation.
  • Remote employees like visual connectivity.

Active CEO Performance Tip

Improve your CEO PERFORMANCE HABITS – Some of your habits aren’t supporting being a high performing leader or leading high performing teams. Remove negative habits and replace them with positive ones. 3 Steps to improving your CEO Performance Habits: 1. Identify and write down your positive and negative performance habits. 2. Then establish ways to move negative habits into positive ones or remove them. 3. Monitor them daily.

Tweets

“Not so competitive in leadership senses. If people are leading well, them I am happy to follow them” Dr Paul White discusses knowing when to lead and when to follow, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Its about the leadership and understanding the importance of their people.” Workplace Appreciation with Dr Paul White, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Dr Paul White www.drpaulwhite.com
Appreciation at Work www.appreciationatwork.com
Dr Paul White LinkedIn
Dr Paul White Twitter
Motivation By Appreciation Inventory www.mbainventory.com
Craig Johns www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn

Recommended Reading:

5 Languages Of Appreciation In The Workplace Purchase Book

Fuel Your Body For Leadership Performance Read Article
How Exercise Enhances A Leaders Performance Read Article
Four Basic Fundamentals Of Being A High Performing Leader Read Article
How To Be A High Performing Leader In 2020 Read Article
Four Ways To Overcome CEO Loneliness In 2020 Read Article

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active CEO Podcast #102 Scott Leggo An Eye For Detail

active CEO Podcast #102 Scott Leggo An Eye For Detail

active CEO Podcast #102 Scott Leggo An Eye For Detail Craig Johns Breaking The CEO Code
Scott Leggo – Founder Scott Leggo Gallery

On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Scott Leggo about an eye for detail, lessons from the back seat of an F18 Hornet in the Royal Australian Air Force, dealing with imposter syndrome with some of the world’s top CEO’s and leaders, and stepping back to gain perspective.

We also talk about finding a period of evaluation and internal retrospection, why he became a landscape photographer and opening Scott Leggo Gallery, importance of a personal debrief, and why he is giving back through the Canberra Business Chamber.

Scott Leggo – An Eye For Detail

Scott Leggo is a passionate leader, management consultant and trusted business adviser who has an affinity for the outdoors, has an eye for detail, thrives in leading strategy and teams, and giving back to the business community .He is a former Australian diplomat, who is a meticulous planner, travel extraordinaire and loves optimising performance, Scott Leggo.

His education includes a Graduate Diploma International Relations from Deakin University, Bachelor of Arts, Politics, Information Systems from the University of NSW, and Advanced Diploma Personnel & Operations Management, Diploma Government (Management), Advanced Diploma Administration from the Royal Australian Air Force College.

After spending 9 years as an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force he went onto being Executive Officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Senior Manager – Strategy& (Formerly Booz & Company) & PwC, and Principle Head of Strategy of the Helmsman International Group. He now has turned his focus to his multi-award-winning Australian landscape photography business as Managing Director of Scott Leggo Gallery, and has recently become a Director of the Canberra Business Chamber.

Scott talks about:

  • Having a spirit for adventure and the great outdoors.
  • Being a cadet in charge of 170 people in the Royal Australian Air Force Academy.
  • Becoming the subject matter expert in instructor on weapons and tactics.
  • Get respect, then build trust and you can have impact from there.
  • Lessons from sitting in the backseat of an F18 hornet.
  • Pushing the boundaries and put people into uncomfortable positions.
  • Task saturation and having the extra capacity for brain to deal with it.
  • Working on Defence and National security related issues in South East Asia.
  • As leaders we can forget some of the foundations we have.
  • Everyone has self-doubt and self-critique, have to make sure I deliver value and step up.
  • Keep it simple and realising what you say no to and having the discipline to palm off distractions.
  • Some of the highest performing CEO’s are those who have structure and routine.
  • Wouldn’t it be awesome if you just travelled around Australia taking landscape photography?
  • Having an eye for detail.
  • Ultimate point in life where you realise you have something to offer other people.
  • How do we create the world to be a more sustainable place?

Active CEO Performance Tip

People Support What They Create – How often do you come up with a great idea, share it with your team, they agree, but they quickly lose interest?People will support what they create. If they aren’t involved in the development of a project, strategy or even a hire, then there is very little emotional connection to it and less likely to find the motivation to make it happen. Here are 3 ways to get employee or stakeholder buy in:1. Involve your team early, during the creation of an idea, project or strategy. 2. Position the idea so that it feels like your team came up with it. 3. Invite the team to determine the best way to solve a problem and deliver the outcome.

Tweets

“Encourage everyone no matter where they are in their life. How can they improve their performance and the performance of those around them.” Scott Leggo talks about performance, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Step back from this, take a break, change the setting and come back to it. Sometimes you do have to step away or have outside perspective on it.” Scott Leggo an eye for detail, on the active CEO Podcast.

“Some of the biggest companies in the world are as big as they are and as successful as they are because they have managed to go through that process and distill it down to just a couple of core capabilities that they are truly going to differentiate on and excel at and are not going to get distracted by all these other little popups.” Discussing the importance of simplicity with Scott Leggo, on the active CEO Podcast.

Resources Mentioned in this show:

Scott Leggo www.scottleggo.com
Scott Leggo LinkedIn
Scott Leggo Gallery Facebook
Scott Leggo Gallery Instagram
Scott Leggo Twitter
Scott Leggo Instagram
NRG2Perform www.nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns http://www.craigjohns.com.au
Craig Johns craig@nrg2perform.com
Craig Johns LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/craig-johns-active-ceo-nz/

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Fuel Your Body For Leadership Performance Read Article
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Four Basic Fundamentals Of Being A High Performing Leader Read Article
How To Be A High Performing Leader In 2020 Read Article
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