After four successful years we reflect on what we’ve done and who we’ve met along the way. However, looking back can be more than mere nostalgia for the past; it can inform a whole body of work for the future.
Four key things we have learned that are essential to enable us to grow further:
- There are no shortcuts in learning
As we continue to support high level performers in business, we see more clearly how ascending to the level of a “master” in any discipline is a multi-phased journey. While we may seek shortcuts to becoming great, and there are ways to expedite this progress, there is no circumventing a universal process of growth. And once they reach this level of mastery, there is always something more to learn, those who are content to rest at their current ability or understanding immediately halt their process of improvement!
- Understand your strengths
We often find that when we start working with a new organisation, they can be confused about what makes then great. Understanding your strengths is a an essential attribute and key to success. Many people who perform successfully in business have excellent levels of self-awareness, and part of what we do is to help individuals and organisation to become super-performers by helping them realise their strengths.
- Change is good, resistance is bad
The world of digital construction is moving at light-speed and we need to keep up. We are in an age where there is typically always something new on the horizon, and at Digital Node we can’t help but wait and wonder what technological marvels are coming next and more importantly how we can use these to our advantage. However not everyone shares our enthusiasm. Change and advancements are inevitable, and its better to be on the board of your competitors will leave you behind!
- Open your mind to lateral thinking
We have learnt that looking outside of our comfort area can support greater productivity and enhancement, not only on our projects but how businesses run. The way in which we broaden our reach globally successfully allows us to consult on global projects, by informing our client base that we have strong connectivity to advanced regions and processes. We not only look outside of our regional barriers, but outside of particular disciplines to support the wider Construction industry. This means we can contextually apply more intelligent strategic, management and training processes to regions in the world which may require that added support and structured approach.