Adaptability: In the Car Shop industry, work flows to them — from customers walking in with their car problems, everyday, 7 days a week — without knowing in advance what is required. These folks have the ability to create an unknown output from an unpredictable input. They have a system that is designed for adaptability: … More Ignore These at your Peril: Adaptability and Decentralized Decision-Making
Happy Mother’s Day to my wife and to all moms! It’s a Sunday afternoon, 3PM EST, May 13, 2018, Mother’s Day — hot 92F, sunny and breezy, the cool breeze made it a very pleasant weather– when my wife, son, daughter and I walked in to a restaurant to have a late lunch, after church, … More Thin,Vertical Slices — the Key to Success!
April 29, Sunday afternoon. It was a very nice weather — sunny, blue skies, breezy and a balmy 67F; my family and I were at the UNCC — University of North Carolina, Charlotte — Science Expo. Lots of university students showing their stuff; kids and families gathering around them. It was a very festive scene. … More Adapt to Any Situation…
“Pivot is a change in strategy without a change in vision” — unknown. On April 17, 2018, we made a key decision: change the name and web address of our Blog site ( referring to another Blog site of ours, the predecessor of this Blog site). Why? The new name makes more sense in … More To Pivot or to Persevere…that is the Question
If you want small changes in your life, work on your attitude. But if you want big and primary changes, work on your paradigm — Stephen Covey. Paradigm Shift! One of the first steps to transformation. Lean-Agile requires a Paradigm Shift…it is not optional. Failure to work on or shift your paradigm means failure … More Failed and Half-Baked Transformation Lacks this, a…
Efficiency is the foundation for survival. Effectiveness is the foundation of success. — John C. Maxwell. Lean is Efficiency. Efficiency — doing things right with zero to least waste — is the foundation for survival. Agile is Effectiveness. Effectiveness — doing the right things at the right time through prioritization — is the foundation … More Vision: All About Being ‘Lean and Agile’
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