So What Happened to Toyota???

Last week I was at a client and I was explaining some point of lean culture and I used an example from Toyota. The union president who was in attendance stood up and said “I’ll tell you one thing, you better not tell us to do anything because Toyota did it. Ten people in the past week have come up to me and told me that we aren’t doing anything because Toyota does it.” That about sums up the sentiment out there.

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Sustainable Wealth

Among other things, and the BIG thing I am working on now is a re-write of the New Capitalism book. So, why am I re-writing? That book had already been through several revisions and it took me a while to realize that the one...

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Shamu and Me

Shamu, husbands, children, inmates, managers and employees… all respond to reinforcement.

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Power and Influence 2006

Both governments and companies suffer under illusions of power… the intoxication of the material world and the dismissal of the power within the heart and mind.

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