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- The Diamond - Edition 2
The Diamond - Edition 2
4 steps to a winning Strategy, 58 seconds of monday plus 1 rule to boost productivity
Inside this edition of The Diamond:
4 ingredients for a winning Strategy for any business
A 58-second video to supercharge your monday automations
Are tattoos legal in Japan? Read on to find out
Create your ‘Third Space’ using MS Outlook = a more productive you
This week’s cover art - Pablo Picasso in a pointless meeting
How to create a winning strategy in any business
Strategy could be the most overused, misunderstood term in business.
There are thousands of definitions and a whole industry devoted to making you think it’s much more complex than it is.
Here’s our favourite thought:
Strategy is your plan to create & capture value.
OK, that sounds simple enough. But how do you actually use it? Do you type that in to ChatGPT?
This is the best way we’ve found to develop a Strategy that works:
Want more Strat?
Check out our YouTube playlist for more Strategy insights.
Combine your monday automations with Custom Recipes
Remove clutter in your boards and run your automations faster with a simple hack.
This Gem is brought to you by one of our resident monday geniuses, Jack Beehan.
Jack just got back from 5 weeks in Japan & South Korea. Sadly his latest ink project got delayed - turns out tattoos are still illegal in Japan.
Jack wasn’t keen to go to the Yakuza to get sleeved. Good call Jack!
Show up better at work & at home with a Third Space.
We’re all swamped with transitions.
From meeting to email inbox to chat window to phone call to Zoom to a real life person standing in front of us, our brains have less time than ever to prepare.
Australian Peak Performance Researcher Adam Fraser explains it best in this video.
Basically, ‘The Third Space’ helps us nail the moment of transition between a first activity and the second that follows it. This helps us mentally ‘show up’ right for whatever comes next.
Outlook has a great feature to help avoid back-to-back meetings & create your very own Third Space while you’re at work:
This edition’s Cover Art
“Pablo, this could have been an email.”
Canva AI Prompt: Picasso-style oil painting with bold geometric shapes. Four people hold an unnecessary meeting while staring at a stopped clock on the wall.
"Pablo, this could have been an email"
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