When high performance meets awareness

Slide 100 — context — consider high-performance individuals

  • Some people are great at delivering anything — the high-performance behavior generally pays off — a protagonist, owner of a highly productive engine, whereas the sum of all activities translates into success.

Slide 110 — The distribution — your performance against kinds of activities

  • The general state of satisfaction with their agenda is good — imagine that a person is successful and happy with his or her general performance.
  • Some activities are sustaining the person as an engine — it just so happens that certain activities can be so rewarding that compensates for everything else. It grants a special status.
  • General context — this person shows high-performance activities that may not map to anything meaningful (green and yellow areas for example).
  • Consider how the blue region activities became important — the consideration that the person found what pays off in a way not much different from gambling. Or, an iterative model.
  • Activities versus goals — perhaps this person should consider reflecting on his or her activities associated with strategic goals.
  • It’s fine to not be so great at certain activities — strategic consideration may include being a not-so-great performant at certain things, instead of a highly performant at random things.

Slide 120 — the high-pressure system is acting?

  • Any pressure system — the above distribution may also show that a pressure system can be acting. Is this person being forced to deliver numbers? Or could also mean that things are too easy — the possibility of the protagonist being sandbagging.
  • Establishing a conscious system a different kind of pressure — this protagonist should consider being more conscious of his or her agenda — to become a highly performant that continuously maps how their tasks are tied to goals. An ideal end-result does not necessarily mean a plan with 100% high-performance activities associated with meaningful goals. What is at stake here is to be conscious, to keep the tasks-goals conversation alive. And it’s even okay to have low-performance activities that can strategically honor aspiring goals.

Slide 130 — consider activities vs goals

slide 130.1 — the bottom-up approach

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