It’s time to grow up and accept we don’t know everything, start asking questions and learning how to be better. Read More
Why Aren’t We Learning?
Either we learn, grow and adapt or we deteriorate and die. It’s everyone’s individual choice. Read More
I had the opportunity to visit a key supplier for our company this week along with a few other folks I work with. The intent of the meeting was to share our performance measurements with them in comparison with other unidentified suppliers. As a key supplier who we’ve been working with for over 20 years,… Read More
Halftime before moving out
My wife shared an excellent article with our 8 year old daughter. It’s a halftime pep talk for a daughter turning 9 years old. It’s a reflection for both parents and kids. It’s a learning opportunity for both. Relative to the business of you, it embodies some of the fundamental principles of leading a valued… Read More
Learning Our Leverage Points
Growing ceaselessly until our death, we have to shed the old so we can grow anew. This idea gives credence to the zen story of emptying one’s cup. “A professor who focused on religious studies went to visit a Zen master. While the master quietly served tea, the professor talked about Zen and its relations… Read More
Why shouldn’t we grow continuously?
We are a set of interacting elements forming an integrated whole with relationships within ourselves and to other systems beyond ourselves. There is a structure and interconnectivity within our mental models that connect with our environment. The behavior we exhibit is unique to our personal system. We are open systems exchanging matter and energy with… Read More
Our Business is Growth
I went to lunch with a couple of colleagues that I consider people who exemplify the principles of this blog. They manage their business. They not only have an idea of what they want out of life but they follow their own purpose. Their actions serve both the greater good of the systems they integrate… Read More