I have put together a first draft PDF developed for the upcoming Lean People Development Summit. It is in its earliest stages and my hope is for people to share and discuss it on LinkedIn with any suggestions for improvement. I take no ownership of the material, just please properly attribute Continue reading Kata-tize Your Next Conference Attendance
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Will Durant In the book The Practicing Mind: Developing Focus and Discipline in Your Life — Master Any Skill or Challenge by Learning to Love the Process, author Thomas M. Sterner uses some familiar patterns Continue reading Developing Individual Habits for Kata & Lean Startup Thinking
IDEO seemingly popularized the Design Thinking or the Solution-Focused type approach in businesses. It dates back much further than that to numerous people like Robert McKim, Nigel Cross and a host of others. A solution-focused approach has always been something that I have used especially in the design thinking approach when Continue reading Toyota Kata a Solution-Focused Approach?
This is a collection of Business901 Podcast Transcriptions, called Stacks (see below) through my Issuu channel: Kaizen / PDCA Stacks Stacks are a new way to organize your own publications, as well as any other publications that you find interesting. For your own publications, after you are done publishing them, Continue reading 24 Kaizen / PDCA Transcription
Working with Lean in Sales and Marketing have afforded me the opportunity to see tools in a different way. It has allowed me to see them from what I might call an outside-in perspective. Where most Coaches and Trainers come from the internal world of development and manufacturing, I came Continue reading The Reflection Cycle of Lean