By Pascal Dennis (bio) May you live in interesting times – Chinese Curse Interesting times indeed, no? The reasons are too long to recite here – changing technology, customer expectations, internationalization, rapid cultural shifts, the explosion of information… Technological change, for example, is so rapid and severe that in many industries we can no longer […]
First, what doesn’t work (or at least it fails more often than it succeeds), transformation (Agile or otherwise) as project: Using a shallow and dysfunctional version of a model that was already tired 20 years ago , linear plan meets adaptive challenge in a complex environment. Seriously? I’m not sure which is the saddest thing […]
There are few industries as steeped in traditional, old-school practices as publishing. Many of the major publishing houses have been around for tens (if not hundreds) of years and still haven’t really changed their business… The post Innovating the Writing Process: How Change Is Coming to the Publishing World appeared first on Lean Startup Co..
Ready for a culture change? You might think so, but when it comes to culture change what often gets overlooked is that you can’t just create a culture. You need to shift away from your current culture to the new culture. This starts with identifying both the behaviors you want to change your culture to […]
Here is an article that caught my eye recently, from HBR: “How One Health System Overcame Resistance to a Surgical Checklist“ Seeing the word “resistance” always makes me wonder if the health system in the article was blaming surgeons (or others) for being “resistant.” As I’ve written about before, blaming others is a really poor […]