May 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Dynamic stability – beyond leadership

    Dynamic Stability Last time I wrote about dynamic stability and focused on the mindset of a leader:  the vision, values, commitment, and discipline required to establish the foundation for greatness.  But today we’re going further in pouring this foundation. Beyond the leaders’ mindset lies the true physical work of leadership.  That begins with relentless learning. […]

  • Dynamic Stability – True North in the Lean House

    Dynamic Stability The foundation of the lean house connects to bedrock – the ultimate source of dynamic stability.  To me, this is True North. Other versions of the lean house emphasize “Stability,” but for a learning organization preparing for an uncertain future, stability alone isn’t enough.  Stability implies static, stationary systems which will break when […]

  • Lean House – Thinking through the elements

    Little Lean Houses, for you and me Not long ago, while I was preparing a new presentation, I searched for “Lean House” in google images.  There are many different interpretations of the original Toyota House and I wanted a couple for some comparisons.  Sadly, I was struck by the diversity of interpretations of the house […]