Tag Archives: transformational leadership

The View From Here

The modern British Two Pound coin gives homage to the one-time Warden and later Master of the Royal Mint, Sir Isaac Newton, bearing on its edge an inscription, a snippet taken from a 1676 letter from Newton to Robert Hooke: … Continue reading

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The Price of Gold: 2.9013

2.9013 No, this is not the U.S. postal zip code for Beverly Hills, California, 90210, it’s the price of gold, 2.9013. Memorize that number. 2.9013 is statistically significant and scientifically grounded. 2.9013 is the “Losada Line” named for positive psychologist … Continue reading

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The Road to Wisdom

The Road to Wisdom? — Well, it’s plain and simple to express: Err and err and err again, but less and less and less.  (Piet Hein, 1905-1996, The Road to Wisdom) The efficient and insightful poetry of Piet Hein (which … Continue reading

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Deming’s 14 Points

Offered as a refresher: Deming’s 14 points.* How are we doing? Create constancy of purpose for the improvement of product and service, with the aim to become competitive and to stay in business, and to create jobs. Adopt a new … Continue reading

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Work Process Elements: Obtain, Enhance, Deliver

I have suggested previously that any job task can be viewed as a work process.  Fundamentally, for any task, resources are Obtained, Enhanced, and then Delivered (OED; Think Oxford English Dictionary, perhaps the first and largest “OED,” as an easy … Continue reading

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Problems as Opportunities

The flip-side of problems are opportunities, opportunities to save time or money, to relieve or reduce pain and suffering, and to advance the human condition.  More generally, problems can be thought of as Opportunities For Improvement and Innovation in pursuit … Continue reading

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Growth Leadership

Change => Change Management => Change Leadership => Growth Leadership This transformative progression represents a natural and organic shift in heart and mind, which can then be manifested in changed behaviors within individuals and organizations. We have replaced “change,” which … Continue reading

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