Changing the way people think about innovation is tough, and figuring out where change fails is even harder. ADKAR just might have some of the answers. Before reading this book, one must understand that process improvement works best from the bottom-up. This entails empowering your front-line employees to make necessary changes in order to enhance their work … Continue reading ADKAR: Cultivating a PI Culture with Change Management
From the 2012 TEDGlobal conference, Amy Cuddy highlights how body language not only sends important signals about your thoughts to other people, body language also shapes who you are.
Here is an extraordinary TED Talk that discovers fostering collaboration by building the tallest structure with spaghetti, tape, string and a marshmallow.
Tom Wujec is famous for traveling around the world in order to fix complex business problems while relating those problems to the process of making toast. Corey Niemeyer and myself thought that this activity would mesh well with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich simulation that we developed. It seems that this simulation has gone … Continue reading Process Mapping with Toast
Challenged with budget shortfalls and economical mayhem from the recent 2007-2011 financial crisis, Peak Performance founders Brian Elms, Brendan Hanlon, David Edinger and Scotty Martin discovered an interesting phenomenon: give your front-line the power to innovate, and it worked.
If you are ready to shake up everything you think you know about the way government works, this might be a great place to start.
"People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it."
- Simon Sinek