December 2016

    A Time to Read and Reflect


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    A Time to Read and Reflect
    December 30, 2016 - It’s that time of the year when we reflect on the past and plan for the future.  An arbitrary time, which has always bothered me.  We should really be doing this in a continual fashion.  I try, with daily, monthly, and quarterly...

    Everyday Examples of the 8 Wastes of Lean


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    Everyday Examples of the 8 Wastes of Lean
    December 30, 2016 - Hear the post being read (subscribe to the podcast series): Toyota famously changed automobile manufacturing forever by focusing on continuous improvement, particularly on the never-ending process of waste elimination. Over the years,...

    17 Common Words with Precise Statistical Meanings...or, More Bewildering Things Statisticians Say


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    17 Common Words with Precise Statistical Meanings...or, More Bewildering Things Statisticians Say
    December 30, 2016 - The language of statistics is a funny thing, but there usually isn't much to laugh at in the consequences that can follow when misunderstandings occur between statisticians and non-statisticians. We see these consequences frequently in the media,...

    Lean Quote: Cheers to a New Year and Another Chance For Us To Get It Right


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    Lean Quote: Cheers to a New Year and Another Chance For Us To Get It Right
    December 30, 2016 - On Fridays I will post a Lean related Quote. Throughout our lifetimes many people touch our lives and leave us with words of wisdom. These can both be a source of new learning and also a point to pause and reflect upon lessons we have learned....

    Gratitude: Leaders Have a Responsibility


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    December 30, 2016 - “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy, 45th President of the U.S. Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation...

    Podcast: Creating an Optimistic Workplace | Shawn Murphy


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    December 30, 2016 - Find out why leaders need to get to know their teams and how a little bit of self-reflection can go along way in shifting the office narrative. Shawn Murphy delves into what he does to create an atmosphere where the focus is on the people. For more...

    Overcoming Win-Lose with Win-Win in 2017: 5 Steps Towards A New Economics of Networks


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    Overcoming Win-Lose with Win-Win in 2017: 5 Steps Towards A New Economics of Networks
    December 29, 2016 - 2016 has been a year of unexpected losses and shocks in so many fields. How can we prevent 2017 from being dominated by a zero sum game, I-win-you-lose mentality? How can we prevent the gap between super rich and everybody else from becoming an...

    Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Lean Software in 2017


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    Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Lean Software in 2017
    December 29, 2016 - Listen to this post as a podcast (subscribe to the series): One of the many things we love about this time of year is the opportunity to reflect back on what we’ve accomplished (or survived) over the past twelve months. It’s also a...

    Why FlevyPro is a Must Have for Independent Consultants and Boutique Firms


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    December 28, 2016 - FlevyPro is our subscription service for consulting frameworks and business templates. We recently surveyed our subscribers and learned our biggest fans are essentially all independent consultants or owners of boutique consulting firms. We...

    Strategy Deployment Lessons in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


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    December 28, 2016 - The internet has been abuzz with talk of the newest Star Wars movie. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, tells the story of how the Rebellion so desperately stole the plans of the ultimate battle station, the Death Star, that Luke and company destroyed in...

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