5E - Prioritising & managing - Steve Mahon

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Workshop at CFG's Annual Conference 2012

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5E - Prioritising & managing - Steve Mahon

  1. 1. Prioritising & Managing Steve Mahon SCM Consultancy CFG Annual Conference 17th May 2012
  2. 2. What is a Virtuoso? An individual possessing outstanding technical ability
  3. 3. Any financial virtuosos ?22nd March 2012 –‘Talk out of tune with Virtuoso fiddling!
  4. 4. Now that’s what I call multi tasking!
  5. 5. The Gantt Chart –the key to goodplanning & organisation
  6. 6. The FinanceProfessional as astrategist• Objective• Clear vision• Advise• Decisive• Safety net
  7. 7. What else do youneed?Masai warrior saying –‘If you want to travel fast,then travel alone.If you want to travel far,Then travel with others.’
  8. 8. Too many responsibilities• Can lead to lack of focus• Increase stress• Can make you miss deadlines• Become forgetful• Ignore staff• Can damage your health!
  9. 9. Beware the danger of meetings!‘ The Roman Empire was not built by organising meetings, it was built by killing anyone who got in your way’Ken Bates – Chelsea FC Mission Statement
  10. 10. Risk – it’s down toyou!The Chinese symbol forRisk is a combination of :Danger or Crisis andOpportunity
  11. 11. The WorkshopExerciseThe Bluecoat ,Liverpool•Oldest Grade I Building in City•Just refurbished £15m•Houses 36 tenants in studios• 5 retail shops•Restaurant & Espresso• Gallery•Performance Space•Home to LAAF (another charity)•600,000 visitors p.a.•Part of Liverpool One•Neighbours incl BBC RadioMerseyside
  12. 12. Bluecoat Burning
  13. 13. Bluecoat Burning
  14. 14. Bluecoat Burning• What happens next?• You are first on the scene• Immediately• Tomorrow• Short Term• Long Term
  15. 15. Managing & Prioritising‘Management is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things.’Peter Drucker (1909-2005)‘A sense of humour is part of the art of leadership of getting along with people, of getting things done.’Dwight D Eisenhower (1890-1969)‘However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.’Sir Winston Churchill(1874-1965)
  16. 16. Managing & Prioritising‘ Every single day I wake up and commit myself to being a better player.’Mia Hamm – record goal scorer for USA male or female _ Global ambassador for FC Barcelona Thanks for listening ! www.stevemahon.org.uk

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