Ready, Fire, Aim!
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Ready, Fire, Aim!

There is a saying, rather a curse; “May you live in interesting times”.  It is a curse because interesting times are times that are full of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity; interesting times are VUCA times; disruptive, chaotic, and transformative. Whereas life in uninteresting times is predicable, rote, even boring. We are living in interesting…

State of Readiness: Dr. Morphis Tsalikidis (PhD)
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State of Readiness: Dr. Morphis Tsalikidis (PhD)

In this edition of “State of Readiness”, I invite Dr. Morphis Tsalikidis. Morphis is an experienced professional in the field of Operational Excellence who I have known for a great many years and with whom I have shared the stage at several conferences. Our conversation is on the impact of COVID on businesses and their…

Post COVID-19; Not a Brave New World
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Post COVID-19; Not a Brave New World

By any definition, by any stretch of the imagination, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a transformational event that has affected, either directly or indirectly (probably both) each and every person on the planet.  That the “story” of COVID-19 is being knocked off the front page by the media (like “climate change” before it) and replaced…

OUTLIERS INN – EPISODE 48 – ROBOTS, BEER, CASH FOR CONSULTANTS, AND TEAM EFFECTIVENESS.
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OUTLIERS INN – EPISODE 48 – ROBOTS, BEER, CASH FOR CONSULTANTS, AND TEAM EFFECTIVENESS.

This session starts off serious with Antlerboy sharing some rather serious endeavors he is launching.  But the guests (mercifully) come to visit and breathe life back into the conversation with talks of; robot competitions, beer (again), heaps of cash for consultants in the UK, and the tragedy of a video being removed from YouTube causing…

Never let a serious crisis go to waste
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Never let a serious crisis go to waste

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on November 19,2008, Rahm Emanuel was quoted as saying; “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.  And what I mean by that [is] it’s an opportunity to do things that you think you could not before.” He was referring to the crisis that was…