State Of Readiness | Daniel Varroney; President and CEO of Potomac Core

State Of Readiness | Daniel Varroney; President and CEO of Potomac Core

And Author of the book; “Reimagining Industry Growth: Strategic Partnership Strategies in an Era of Uncertainty” Hello and welcome to another edition of State of Readiness. I am your host Joseph Paris. My guest today is Daniel Varroney, President and CEO of Potomac Core; a consultancy specializing in helping trade organizations transform into strategic partner…

Establishing Kill Chains in Business Operations

Establishing Kill Chains in Business Operations

In my book, “State of Readiness” is a brief discussion on “Effects Chains” (pgs 271-277); which is really a re-branding (for purposes of sensibilities) of “kill chains” that I borrowed from military parlance and adapted to business. In the context of the military, a kill chain refers to a series of stages or steps that…

State Of Readiness | Innocent Hadebe; Director of Business Excellence for Chick-fil-A Corporate

State Of Readiness | Innocent Hadebe; Director of Business Excellence for Chick-fil-A Corporate

Hello and welcome to another edition of State of Readiness. I am your host Joseph Paris. My guest today is Innocent Hadebe, Director of Business Excellence for Chick-fil-A Corporate.  I met Innocent like a meet a great many people and that would be through LinkedIn.  Of course my initial attraction to Innocent was that we…

Culture Change; What is it and why change it?

Culture Change; What is it and why change it?

The COVID years of 2020 and 2021 notwithstanding, the subject of “culture change” has been a topic at many (if not all) conferences on Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement that I have attended over the past several years.  But the conversation always seems to gravitate towards the “how”whenever the subject comes up, with little attention…

State of Readiness|Alan Cruce; NASA Research Pilot – SOFIA

State of Readiness|Alan Cruce; NASA Research Pilot – SOFIA

In this conversation, Alan shares his life’s journey as a pilot. From earning his pilot’s license before most people earn their driver’s license all the way to becoming a research pilot for NASA and it’s SOFIA program. I met Alan while I was on assignment in Denver. He and his team from NASA were also…