The New Year is just around the corner, which means most are taking a little time to reflect. It's a time filled with renewed energy and drive for change, with many making resolutions and planning strategies for an even more successful 2018. While creating mission statements are traditionally a Lean/Hoshin tool, it also fits well for those who perpetually set New Years Resolutions that don't result in change.
How do you stop people from painting themselves into a corner, by stating a solution, as a problem...? We explore one simple technique to break-away and start thinking about problems, instead of their symptoms.
There seems to be an underlying inferno of missing information that we're simply not capturing. We can't touch it or measure it using our most powerful excel or mini-tab graphs. It's more difficult to capture and harder to analyze. I'm talking about qualitative data.
In this three hour interactive Study Action Team, Charles Roundtree and Katie Barnes will facilitate discussions around key and seminal books on the topic of helping people within the context of Continuous Improvement. Attendees will learn the answers to the following seminal questions and their supporting constructs, with most of the ideas and concepts being applicable the very next day.
This was a screenshot of my calendar last week. Fairly typical of most professionals I'd say; meetings peppered throughout my day, some a simple 30 minutes where various inputs were needed, others half day problem solving sessions I was either hosting or involved with. It also seems fairly common that this doesn't describe the whole … Continue reading Tired of meetings? Try Lean Coffee Hour