She’s the top performer in your group. You know the one. Consistently getting the best results. Happy to receive the congratulations and cheers. Rolling her eyes and suggesting luck has a lot to play in her strike rate.
But there’s more to her success than meets the eye and it’s most likely to be down to one particular thing … a system.
Wherever you meet consistent success – in life, in business, sport, and recruitment – there’s always a process.
And that’s why we have our very own playbook. An 800-page manual and video learning tool to be exact which is part of the 30-module HSUP (Harrington Starr University Programme) training course we provide for all new starters.
The programme encompasses:
It reflects how we believe strongly in Kaizen, the long-term approach to work that systematically seeks to achieve small, incremental changes in processes in order to improve efficiency and quality.
And we are inspired and learn from the elite in sport, business, and the military.
That’s why our company is named after Bart Starr, quarterback of Vince Lombardi’s legendary Green Bay Packers Team. Their commitment to the team, brilliant execution of the basics and leadership help bring our story together.
We constantly look to innovate and find marginal gains through technology, strategy and culture to create a world-class, elite performance environment.
It allows you, as one of our consultants, to gain an “unfair advantage” against the competition.
The power of following a process
As a member of our team, you will also benefit from regular sessions throughout the business with best-selling author, world-leading sports psychologist and elite business performance coach Simon Hartley.
Simon specialises in developing a world-class mind-set and approach, helping you to understand the ingredients that enable peak performance and ensure you can engineer sustainable success.
There is a train of thought that 10,000 hours of dedicated practice in your particular field is sufficient to bring out the best in you.
We don’t expect you commit that time to becoming a “star” at Harrington, although you can if you want to.
In fact, by following the manual and video learning tool we provide, you will be producing high standards more quickly … as long as you follow the systematic, consistent process.
If you have doubts about the power of following a process, consider how the world’s most successful – and safe – surgeons and pilots always follow well-designed check lists to improve outcomes.
If you’d like to know more on that topic, some recommended reading is “The Checklist Manifesto”, by Atul Gawande, exploring how written guides assist the key steps in any complex procedure.
We have met Atul and worked with performance specialists including:
All to create a culture, strategy and process that will help you achieve all of your ambitions as a member of our team.
If you would like to learn more about the systematic approach that will bring success throughout your career, the process begins with making contact.
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