We’re busy. We have a lot of busyness in our lives and in our work. But do we take the time to step back and look at the big picture? Not just at what we do and review what we do, but looking at how we do it. It’s really important to understand the value of the work that we do and to look at how we can intentionally improve what we do over time. And this isn’t just about what we do, but thinking about how we get our work done, not just in our systems, but in our communications, in the workflow, and in the way that we collaborate with each other.
Scaffolding for digital systems is just as important as scaffolding for any other area of our lives. In the context of work, digital systems can be seen as the scaffolding that supports the work we do.
The solution to the constant strain of your work is through designing and embracing a Simple Work plan. With this process, work becomes efficient and effective for ourselves, peers, and clients. You can adopt this process with the means to the application of systems, processes and basically anywhere that you perceive work pain.
Work involves effort which is not a bad thing, but often involves unnecessary and wasteful effort that does not achieve the end goals. As the workplace gets even more dynamic, we need to categorise priorities accurately, reduce inefficiencies and increase effective outcomes.
There’s nothing more frustrating than stumbling in work due to barriers that get in the way of your progress. We have all experienced work issues, so in order to move forward, we need to locate the barriers that interfere with the way we work. Let’s breakdown the source of work pain into four aspects…
I’ve had a few people ask to see my new office & PC setup. So here it is, plus all the accessories, how they connect together and how much I got them for (secret: much cheaper than you might think!). Super cool and on a really tight budget!
I am an extrovert. I’m a doer and an optimist. I was never a systems guy.
Systems used to be the ‘S’ word.
I thought they were so boring and I thought systems were for geeks and introverts. Boy was I wrong! I have discovered how useful good systems are.
we love seeing great teams perform well with the right tools in place the right systems, and we love seeing people working effectively and efficiently, together. But why do systems and teams stop working well and what is the role of digital coaching and digital strategy?
What are the ingredients for victory?
Who are the people on your team and supporting your team to victory? What ingredients make the victory possible?
There are ten elements that you need to consider for a great website. We have been developing websites for almost 20 years, and we have seen the good and the bad and the ugly. When there are frustrations with your website, it is usually due to one or more of these elements not working well. There might be some elements that are working well with your website and others that aren’t.
Great communication is the bridge between great teams and great outcomes. A solid internal communication system will get your church team on the same page to collaborate more effectively.
There are three important areas that you need to focus on for the system to run well; whether you’re implementing a system from scratch for the first time or if you have a system already running and you want to improve the way that you use it.