It’s not often you can mix Batman, Aliens and Terminators in a business case study article. And it be completely true.
Archive for August, 2009
Sure you know Bruce Lee the martial artist and movie star. But do you know Bruce Lee the philosopher, comedian or master of personal development?
The myth of being able to grow a product, division or entire company without first enriching others is gone. The truth is that only by overbalancing the scales of service to channel partners including distributors, dealers and resellers can a company hope to keep growing.
These are tough times. How to keep employees engaged, positive and pumped?
EDITORS NOTE: This is a story only the inimitable Lou Washington, Master of MIPS, and the Wyatt ERP of Cincom Manufacturing Business Solutions could string together and eventually make sense. Hold on. LEAN BUSINESS PRINCIPLES … AND MAD MAGAZINE How can “Lean” principles help you not only survive … but thrive in these turbulent times? [...]
How a famous poet can teach us that being a truly accomplished writer means knowing when to turn a beautiful phrase and when to speak plainly.
How to do it?
Authority is the tool of Neanderthal managers. The people-side of enterprise is where the gold is buried. Then why are all the people-managing/-motivating-manipulating models so complex and so often rooted in psycho-babble?
The economy. Gas prices. Housing. Credit crisis. Healthcare. Education. War. Terrorism. Yes. We face significant problems. Can the problems we face be solved by the same minds that created them?