Use Social Cues to Improve Team Performance

I was delighted by this sight while walking in my Minneapolis neighborhood the other day. Three dog trainers each with a group of 10-15 dogs marching happily together around the lake.  I followed them for a while and was impressed by the coordination within the groups.  It looked like a dog parade. The dogs were […]

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Advanced Course for Sound Decision-Making

Course Benefits Understand the need for sound decision-making Learn the five phases of sound decision-making Learn five methods of Choosing by Advantages Understand how to make decisions involving non-equal cost alternatives Understand how to incorporate Choosing by Advantages decision-making into Target Value Delivery Learn how to facilitate sound decision-making involving stakeholders with conflicting priorities Learn […]

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#Lean Leadership: Reluctance, Stumbling and Embracing the B Player

A project team we are working with recently addressed two concerns related the to adoption of new Lean behaviors. Reluctance of some on the team to embrace Lean practices and behaviors. People will stumble, sometimes badly, as they learn Lean practices and behaviors. These are common and valid concerns. Without any coaching this team understood that their role as leaders was […]

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