I have a cousin who is a coach of one of the New Zealand touch football teams and because of this he has the privilege of learning from Steven Hansen and other coaches who work with The All Blacks.
How can a team be so consistent in performing at their best for so long and to be named the most successful team in the history of sport? I spent a couple of days with Hika and he shared with me the …
The 3 Categories The All Blacks Work To Win.
C for Clarity – I for Intensity – A for Accuracy
Now according to Hika, there isn’t a member on the team who isn’t clear of what their specific role is when they hit the field. Every team member has absolute clarity about WHY they are required to perform that specific task. They know that by doing performing their role they make a significant contribution to the collective objective. To compromise in your performance is to compromise the team’s performance and the prestige the jersey holds.
- Are you a developing agent that gets lost amongst all the work a real estate agent is required to do? …
- Would a clear path of what to do in the developing stage of your career help?
- How would it enhance your performance?
When we hear the word intensity it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and unleash like a bull at a gate. Whilst enthusiasm and speed is great at times we need to be measured in our approach to the task at hand. The last thing we want is to attack with the right intentions but end up making a mess of a situation because we lost our way. Discipline is a word that needs to be carried and practiced at all times. When we are measured in our approach and we execute tasks right on time and not prematurely or too late, there is an enormous benefit to the ultimate result. Be on time, every time!
To execute the tasks with accuracy is all about skill sets. Skill sets are important because if you don’t have the necessary skills then it requires your teammates to pick up the slack which then weakens their position and the role they are required to play. Skills must be refined and worked on. You can’ compromise on your skills and you must constantly be learning. Accuracy is also about fitness. Accuracy says, that if our team is not fit for the job then it’s an unfair to expect them to win. There is a saying that says …
“You get fit to come to practice, You don’t come to practice to get fit”
In real estate, I have heard mentors say …
“Practice in your office with your colleagues, don’t practice on a real life seller”
Let me leave you with some further thoughts …
- What’s the C.I.A for your business?
- What do you need clarity about?
- Are there performance timeframes that are realistic for the tasks required?
- Are you staff skilled to handle the job at hand?