Kata-tize Your Next Conference Attendance

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

7 Essential Coaching Questions – Video

7 Essential Coaching Questions

If you are a Kata practitioner this material needs to be in your library. I own both the Kindle and Audible versions. I have written about and recommended this book since the outset of this publication, August 2016. If you want ideas of how I utilize this material check out these Continue reading 7 Essential Coaching Questions – Video

Developing Individual Habits for Kata & Lean Startup Thinking

Practicing Mind

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

7 Essential Coaching Questions

Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more Great Work. He has written a number of books. His latest,  The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever. helps to teach managers Continue reading 7 Essential Coaching Questions

Intro Video to The Funnel of Opportunity

Funnel of Opportunity

There is no better way to lay the fundamentals of a marketing plan in place than through the creation of a Funnel of Opportunity. Creating a plan in isolation from customers says that you know everything you need to know starting at the beginning. It indicates that you are smarter Continue reading Intro Video to The Funnel of Opportunity