In his latest book, "Busy," Crabbe urges us to step back from all this multi-tasking and digital overload, to distinguish the busy from the important, as a controlled path to fulfillment. In other words, a realistic approach to embracing ever accelerating change. This book makes me feel more content. It reinforces my approach to changing [...]
Cheryl Cran's latest book, "The Art of Change Leadership," inspires how to positively transform the world through continuous self-metamorphosis, while guiding those in your sphere of influence to evolve, at the individual
I love browsing at my local library and spotting a gem. Recently, I picked up 3 new works encapsulating CHANGE, dominated by Generation Y, who are experts at: Multi-tasking, defining the sharing economy, taking social media
While reading his latest book, Primary Greatness, by Stephen Covey, published posthumously, I realize that I am currently experiencing a tremendous wave of change, very much inspired by his 12 levers of success...
We are on a quest to understand how a business can run as efficiently as a forest. So far we have seen how LEAN thinking can reduce waste, and how a value stream can become balanced through push and pull, and feedback loops. We acknowledged that all resources come with some cost, be it financial, [...]
HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS LIKE A FOREST - PART 2 of 3 Last week we sowed a seed: How can a business create products, processes and services that function most efficiently, while optimizing environmental and social impact in the long term? LEAN thinking shows how waste can be reduced by balancing flow and [...]
HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS LIKE A FOREST - PART 1 of 3 Janine Benyus, founder of the Biomimicry Institute, started a revolution! She views the world through a lens of optimal practicality, teaching us to adopt sustainable solutions by emulating natural patterns and strategies. Business can benefit from imitating nature at its most efficient. [...]
How Green is your Office? Picked up this great self help guide at the library recently: Greening Your Office: Strategies that Work, by Doucette and Johnson. Be it a home office or a cubicle in an office tower, every workplace can become more efficient and environmentally responsible. The best is the dollar saving kickback and [...]