Make Simplification a 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 and even in our personal Read More …

Winning at Losing Interview with Weinman

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 hockey game or bombing a Read More …

The Real Story on How to 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 scheduled to be added to Read More …

Gaining From Our Setbacks – 2 of 2

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 losing a hockey game or Read More …

Gaining From Our Setbacks – 1 of 2

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 hockey game or bombing a math test—can actually be a critical part of success. So he sought out the perspectives of men and Read More …

Tap Into a Broader Talent Pool

Lisa Hufford founded Simplicity Consulting in 2006 as a result of her own shift from the corporate world to the world of consulting. She partners with companies of all sizes to help them go to market faster by tapping specialized project based talent and teaches professionals how to leverage their expertise and deliver value to Read More …