Life as a small business owner and the desire to constantly achieve peak performance, can be hard. When you’re an entrepreneur or startup founder, you need to be extremely resilient. What’s interesting, and what my guest this week knows only too well, is that often, one of the main things holding us back, is ourselves.
Aaron Birkby describes himself as an “eco-system builder”. With a background of more than two decades as a successful startup founder, receiving a 2016 Entrepreneur Of The Year award, he is also a public speaker, hackathon facilitator, corporate innovation advisor, cultural-transformation leader, board member, investor, mentor, and “adventure-preneur”! As co-founder of Peak Persona and Tribe Global, Aaron helps startups and individuals to achieve their full potential.
In today’s episode of Be The Drop, Aaron discusses the importance of small, personalised behaviour changes to our psychology and work habits. He provides numerous top tips that can empower us to become better communicators, healthier individuals and help us achieve peak performance.
“AI is now doing more and more for us, so human soft skills like emotional intelligence will be what our kids are going to need in the workplace of the future.“
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In this episode on peak performance, you will learn:
- How to become a better communicator and team leader
- Simple ways to build and improve human connection at work
- The power of face-to-face events, personalisation and “un-conferences”
- Variations in leadership styles – from top-down to matrix/tribal teams
- The common behaviours and techniques of high achievers
- The potency of a personalised morning routine
- Techniques and tools to de-stress and transition healthily from work to personal life
“Understand what motivates the person you’re talking to. Once you know what drives them, you can frame your communication in that way.”
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