Tesla and the Social Side of Success

Elon Musk at his Tesla factory is striving to create the world’s most automated manufacturing plant. But, the people side, the social system, is the weak link that is causing Tesla to stumble.

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Lean Leadership – The Dance to the Rhythm of Challenge and Response

It would be wonderful to believe that simply sharing knowledge of a better way would result in the adoption of that better way. If only we were rational beings. But after assisting dozens of companies with their efforts to institute a lean culture, it is very obvious that the success of those efforts is directly linked to the quality and constancy of lean leadership. Lean Leadership and Lean Culture require very specific actions on the part of leaders and I do not think those actions of been well articulated in previous books and articles. I have attempted to define these actions in my new course on Lean Leadership and Lean Culture and I want to summarize them here.

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Leading Virtual Teams

One of the critical skills for leaders in our global age is facilitating virtual teams. Here is a report on a recent survey on the problems and best practices of virtual teams.

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On Retirement… Or, Not!

Retirement is not all that it is advertized to be, unless you keep on using your strengths. This article by Inc. Magazine focuses on me and Udemy.

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Fast Company Interview on Hiring

You might find this interesting: https://www.fastcompany.com/40471573/this-is-why-job-candidates-should-interview-each-other BY STEPHANIE VOZZA  In a traditional job interview, the interviewer is in the driver’s seat,...

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