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Valuable Meetings: The Code Of A Meeting

 

All great movements start with a meeting … well actually they start with an idea, but the idea is communicated by meetings.

The meetings mount as the movement grows, then the movement becomes meetings…

I’d like to start a new movement—a movement for Valuable Meetings.

All Great Movements...

All great movements have a code, an ethic, a series of agreements by which the group members abide. This helps them get along and get more done. When followed, a mutual code creates harmony.

As structured and killjoy as that sounds, you will find it to be true. What's the difference between a bunch of individuals and a true group?

A True Group

A true group has a series of common agreements amongst the members. They get way more done than any individual could ever accomplish alone.

It doesn’t matter how brilliant you are. A coordinated and organised group of average people will always win against a brilliant individual.

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The Definition of Work

 

Not all work is created equal, that’s obvious. Some people think work is looking “busy”, or turning up and sitting in a chair. Some people’s “work” has to be fixed, re-done, and some people’s work is highly valuable.

The word “work” has gotten confused. So let’s clarify what we mean by the word “work.”

An activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result.

But we don’t want any result. We want valuable results. So I’ve coined the term Vwork which means Valuable work.

The flip side is Xwork work is eXtra Work that is not valuable. Xwork is any time-wasting activity that produces no result and adds no value to your organization (or life).

Dwork is Destructive work. It is the complete opposite of Vwork. It has negative value. It ruins, harms and tears down what you’ve built.

With these new words, we now know exactly the kind of results we want in our...

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Toxic People: The True Cost of a Destructive Person

 

Toxic people come in many forms: Manipulators, con-artists, haters, bad news merchants, thieves, critics, criminals, victims, and of course assholes!

No matter what you call them, or what they look like—they destroy and tear down the valuable people in business and businesses. That’s why I call them Dwork™ People. They are Destructive. They un-build people and businesses. It’s even worse when they are managers…

They are the opposite of Vwork People. Value is what you want in any relationship, business or personal.

Value is the degree to which someone or something is important or useful.

Then there’s those who aren’t downright destructive yet create an endless parade of extra or wasteful work. It may not be destructive but it isn’t valuable! These I call Xwork People—they create extra work.

Your ultimate success depends on surrounding yourself with Vwork People.

That is why hiring is so important in every organisation...

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What Are Your People Interested In?

 
 

 Learn how to attract and hire people interested in their job, your business, your customers!

The Vwork™ People Laws help you increase team performance.

The Vwork™ Hiring Laws eliminate hiring mistakes and know what you are getting before you hire.

Click this link for more info: http://www.vworkteam.com/

If you have a question, book a chat.

Be Valuable,

Oisín Grogan is the $200 Million Business Coach.

Founder of the Vwork Hiring & Productivity System.

He provides Results-Driven Coaching Programs & guidance to help leaders hire better staff, increase productivity & reach their goals faster.

 
 
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Sick of destructive rumour & opinion? Vwork People Look, Observe & Act

 
 

Some people listen to rumour and opinion, some don’t.

Valuable people look, observe, decide for themselves and act.

The Vwork™ People Laws help you tell the difference between Vwork & Xwork People, quickly.

If you’d like more info, check out this link: http://www.vworkteam.com/

If you have a question, message me, or Book a chat.

Be Valuable,

Oisín Grogan is the $200 Million Business Coach.

Founder of the Vwork Hiring & Productivity System.

He provides Results-Driven Coaching Programs & guidance to help leaders hire better staff, increase productivity & reach their goals faster.

 
 
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The 3 Types of People You can Hire (hint, you only want one of them)

 

There are only 3 types of people you can hire. When you understand these types and how to spot them, hiring the right person is easy.

The 3 types of people are:

  1. Vwork™ People
  2. Xwork™ People
  3. Dwork™ People

Let’s define each.

Vwork People

Vwork is Valuable work. Completed work which adds value to your organisation (or life).

A Vwork Person creates valuable work. These are the people you want.

Xwork People

Xwork is eXtra and useless work. Xwork is any time-wasting activity that produces no result and adds no value to your organisation (or life).

An Xwork Person creates extra work.

Dwork People

Dwork is Destructive work. It is the complete opposite of Vwork. It has negative value. It ruins, harms and tears down what you’ve built.

Dwork People intentionally create Dwork results. They want the business and those around them to fail. A Dwork person undoes, un-builds, tears down Vwork results.

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Another Costly Hiring Mistake? Try this

 

Imagine paying $20,000+ to an accountant to do your tax work, but after 6 months, nothing was achieved, so you hire another accountant for $20K.

You’d demand your money back from the first and you’d be more thorough with the next accountant you hire.

But when it comes to hiring staff, bad hiring is considered simply “bad luck.”

Here’s a recent example from a contact of mine:

Paid $20,000+ to a recruiter, got the wrong person, wasted 6 months of wages and no results to find out, then started all over again.

They felt ripped off, but that’s “just the way hiring works.”

I’m here to tell you that is not the way hiring works.

The problem lies in a lack of know-how how to find “good people.”

And here’s the good news:

There is a way to find and hire good people.

I call them Vwork™ People—Vwork stands for Valuable Work, and Vwork People are people who produce valuable work.

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Hiring Productive People You Can Trust

 

Ever heard the joke about the ideal business?

It would have no staff issues…so no staff. No customers issues…so no customers. No people to deal with—so no problems!

It wouldn’t have any money either, which might be a problem for you eventually!

The “wrong” people cause problems. The “right” people cause solutions.

The wrong people are: Xwork™ People.

The right people are: Vwork™ People.

Xwork: Stands for eXtra and useless work.

Any time-wasting activity that produces no result & adds no value to your organisation (or life).

Vwork: Valuable work. Completed work which adds value to your organisation (or life).

For more information on Xwork/Vwork see this article:

Why 60% of Business Activity is Waste: The 2 Types of Work

 

You can see that no one produces 100% Vwork. Even the most productive people create Xwork from time to time. You may have created Xwork once or...

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Why 60% of Business Activity is Waste: Two Types of Work

 

More than 60% of all business activity is waste!

In some organizations it’s more. Occasionally, it’s less.

If everyone is “working” but 60% is waste, not all work is the same. It’s true, some work is valuable, a lot of “work” is useless.

Busy does not equal productive.

There are two types of work:

1. Xwork

2. Vwork

One makes you feel good, the other wastes your life (and your profits).

Let’s define each:

Xwork: e Xtra and useless work.

Xwork is any time-wasting activity that produces no result & adds no value to your organization (or life).

These are tasks or activities that keep people busy but don’t create value for your fellow staff, the organization and ultimately the end users—your customers and clients.

Vwork: Valuable work.

Vwork is finished pieces of work which have a value to the internal staff, the organization and most importantly—value to the end user of your product or service.

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Sick of wasting time on emails? Try this.

 

If people hate meetings because:

1. They don’t start on time
2. They don’t finish on time
3. And what’s in the middle is a waste of time…

You could say people hate emails because:

1. They are sent all the time
2. Reading them consumes a lot of time.
3. The content is often a waste of time!

Are you being productive when answering emails?

Sometimes yes… but often not. After meetings, you’ll find emails the biggest time killer. Ever sat down at your desk, opened your inbox and started bashing away at the keys for several hours only to emerge feeling unproductive, with a pile full of unfinished work still on your mind?

Add up the cost of lost production, it’s staggering. Especially if staff are emailing each other all day without value.

Example: 15 staff who spend one hour per day reading and answering time-wasting emails is a total of 15 hours lost production per day. In a given week that’s 75 hours. Almost 2 full-time...

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