Recognizing Your Own Opportunities

Isaac Lidsky

First learning about Isaac Lidsky in his popular TED Talk “What reality are you creating for yourself?” the former Saved by the Bell teen star-turned-entrepreneur Isaac recalls how the clerk he waved to in the store was really a mannequin; how he reached down to wash his hands and realized it Continue reading Recognizing Your Own Opportunities

Make Simplification a 2017 Strategic Advantage

2017 Strategic Advantage

When you look back on 2017: Will Complexity or Simplification Stand Out? It’s about time that Faster Better, and Cheaper moves from the shop floor to knowledge workers. When we talk about getting rid of waste it is not isolated to manufacturing, it can also be done throughout the organization Continue reading Make Simplification a 2017 Strategic Advantage

Winning at Losing Interview with Weinman

Winning at Losing

Sam Weinman’s new book is Win at Losing: How Our Biggest Setbacks Can Lead To Our Greatest Gains  As an award-winning sports journalist, Sam Weinman has long studied the ripple effects of losing. But as a father of two competitive boys, he struggled to convince them that failing—whether losing a Continue reading Winning at Losing Interview with Weinman

The Real Story on How to Keep Jobs at Home

Keep Jobs at Home

The Dynamic, Collaborative Management Model That Saved a U.S. Manufacturing City SECOND SHIFT: The Inside Story of the Keep GM Movement (McGraw-Hill; August 2016; HC, $30.00;) details the complexities of an automotive industry rapidly transforming due to external economic and market forces; a community reliant upon a local manufacturing facility Continue reading The Real Story on How to Keep Jobs at Home

Gaining From Our Setbacks – 2 of 2

Winning at Losing

In the interview, I turned it into a personal experience from raising my sons and associated experiences from the eSports world. As an award-winning sports journalist, Sam Weinman has long studied the ripple effects of losing. But as a father of two competitive boys, he struggled to convince them that failing—whether Continue reading Gaining From Our Setbacks – 2 of 2