New Year’s Resolutions Again? Do this instead. (Part 3)

New Year's Resolutions Again? Do this instead. (Part 3) Welcome back. I sure hope you are doing all these exercises because the outcome is awesome. Let's get into today's exercise. If you really want a strong bond you need a good 2 part epoxy, consisting of a resin and a catalyst (hardener). This process [...]

10 Roles of Coaches

I have been a coach for many years but I am always learning, always growing, always looking for great insights. I found a great insight a couple of weekends ago when discussing coaching with my wife. My wife is an educator and is in a class that is discussing the purpose and value of classroom [...]

By | October 9th, 2014|agile, coaching, lean|0 Comments

Agile construction?

Hi Friends, I had a peer asking about agile in construction and I started to answer but I thought I would put the answer here so everyone can benefit. I worked in construction for 7 years while at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. I was responsible for the Project Management of the IT Systems, spaces [...]

Creating a Lean/Agile Culture

Last night I was honored to be asked to be part of an expert panel discussion on creating an agile culture. I gave a short SHORT version of the presentation I have loaded here for you. I hope you enjoy them both.   LIVE FROM POZNAN POLAND

By | April 10th, 2013|agile, culture, enterprise, lean, organizations, People, teams, video blog, webinar|0 Comments

Wednesday: Lean IT and Coffee with Mike Orzen

Today I met with Mike Orzen of Steady Improvement. Mike and his colleague Steve Bell recently wrote the book: Lean IT which is the WINNER OF THE 2011 Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award. After chatting over coffee at one of the ever present Starbucks in the Seattle area, I attended the ASQ/APICS dinner meeting [...]