The Recession is Dead – Long Live the Recession

The competitive advantage for businesses in the 20th Century was centered around the efforts related to process excellence – making the processes throughout a business as efficient and as effective as possible. And this was accomplished using a variety of disciplines including (but not limited to) Lean, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, and so on.

Corporate Superstition

The Outliers Inn – Episode 17 – Corporate Superstition

Welcome to Episode 17 of the Outliers Inn podcast: Corporate Superstition. Topic: Join Antlerboy and JP as they talk with Stephan Meyer where they discuss the topic of Corporate Superstition.  Why are things done “this way” and not some other way in various corporations.  What happens when the old ways are found to be incorrect?  What are some ways

CEO’s and their Sausages

CEO’s and their Sausages – Learn to Love them Like They Do.

It’s been another week, much like the many other weeks for me.  In addition to running a couple of companies, working on a few projects and pitching others, and the routine management and engagement of the Operational Excellence Group on LinkedIn; I had a few more conversations with the leadership of Continuous Improvement or Operational