Usodesita via Compfight This post is not about physical exercise. (Though I’m still feeling the effects of a recent return to that type of exercise.) This post is about mental exertion. I know I’m a junkie for learning, but on most days even I don’t feel like I’ve really exercised my brain. Sure, on any […]
Over the holiday break I took some time to recharge myself. Below are some of the topics I sampled. What did you do to recharge yourself during the holidays? Post a comment and I’ll send you a special participants link to more Engine For Change content. Books: I traded up from my old Blackberry to
…”drinking” in the search box of this blog? Two posts come up. Only two? Yes. Only two. The first is about falling into old habits. The second is about tribal leadership and Tribal Leadership. Funny that both posts came up in conversation today, so I thought that was a sign that they needed to be
Jason Drury via Compfight Let’s fill up our tanks with some link fuel. As I listened to discussions of process variability and churn today, my mind flashed to Deming’s funnel problem. Don’t adjust a process due to random variation. You’ll make the scatter worse. My Poking a Dirty Finger Into the Wound post relates.
I’ve been storing up a tank full of great finds. Enjoy! Seth hits one out of the park again with the post, Denying Facts You Don’t Like. Here’s a great Cognitive Edge old blog post on safe-to-fail probes and here’s the link to an article library that will keep any learner busy for a while.
In last weeks #GCDrive class I touched on a lot of the topics that have been featured as blog posts here. To aid my new Guiding Coalition members with taking their new topics to heart, I thought I would recycle some of the old posts. At some point last week I got off on a
Failing well enhances character development, according to CDR Scott Waddle, guest blogging at The Stupid Shall Be Punished (an outstanding submariner blog). Great leaders serve others, or so says David Marquet in a TedX talk. (Thanks to Gene Sedy for the link). Cartoons can energize you, especially those of Hugh McLeod, posted at his site, gapingvoid.com.
I don’t have to create new content all the time. Sometimes, it’s best if I point you toward a few places I’ve been looking. I can admit that they’ve said it better than I could. If you wonder why we keep doing stuff in organizations that long ago ceased to have a functioning purpose, read
I didn’t have the opportunity to attend the Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) Conference in Chicago, but that won’t stop us from learning something from it. Thanks to Jack Vinson for blogging about the conferences highlights yesterday in two posts. I look forward to more posts and will post the links when they
The below list of links are some of what I’ve been reading and pondering lately. What ideas have you been letting into your head to rattle around? Anything good going to come of the rattling? New Paradigms by Stephen Dale Changing the Status Quo by H. William Dettmer Systems Thinking and the Cynefin Framework by