Tag: circle of influence

The Worst Waste of All

  So—is it a 9 or is it a 6? Depends on who's looking at the problem. You’ve probably seen memes similar to this that call...
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Staying Productive Through a Crisis

The world has changed dramatically since you heard from me last. It’s hard to remember what I planned to write about just three or...
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Get Wise and Synchronize!

  Want to learn how to shave weeks off knowledge work—with valuable learning as an added return on your investment? The first order of business is...
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10 Great Summer Reads from LeanBP

July and December are slow months for training, so that’s when I take the time to dive deeper into my course materials and take...
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SIPOC with a Twist (Think Policies, not Processes)

In order to do your job, you need to see your job. As some of you already know, SIPOC is a process improvement tool that...

Mastering Your Circle of Influence

“Do your job!” If you watch football at all, you’ve heard this line before. It’s what coaches tell players when the game gets tight. No...