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 [...]

New Year’s Resolutions again? Do this instead. (Part 2)

New Year’s Resolutions again? Do this instead. (Part 2) Welcome back. Yesterday we explored the 7 areas of your life and you assessed your current and desired states for each. If you didn’t do that yet, go back and do it now because you need these buckets to do today’s exercise. Did you [...]

By | 2017-01-04T04:11:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|coaching, lean, management, motivation, planning, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 | 2014-10-09T16:15:45+00:00 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 | 2013-04-10T17:22:13+00:00 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 [...]