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Collaborative Innovation

I listened to a fascinating podcast by John Seely Brown.  It was part of Stanford’s Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Lecture Series. The podcast is called: Collaborative Innovation and a Pull Economy. He talked about the difference between the old model of doing business and the new … Continue reading

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Continuous Improvement

I was thinking of the story about W. Edwards Deming and  the story about how he had this philosophy of continuous improvement but people in the American  auto industry were not interested so he ended up teaching it in Japan … Continue reading

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Creating a culture of value

The Story This journey into creating a culture of value in companies and organizations actually started years before I had any familiarity with the words “organizational development” It started with a core passion to see things done in the most … Continue reading

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