“If a sea lion claps at the Bronx Zoo, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? There is plenty of time to ponder koans these days at the animal park, where the coronavirus pandemic has left the sea lions, and the rest of its roughly 6,000 creatures, without an audience.” (New York Times, “Coronovirus Live Updates: Global Cases Exceed 1 Million.” April 3, 2020)[...]
I recently finished the book titled, “Beyond the Goal” by Eliyahu Goldratt. It was a companion sequel to his best-selling business novel titled, “The Goal”. “The Goal” introduced the world to Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints (TOC). “Beyond the Goal” digs deeper into many of the TOC concepts introduced in “The Goal”, reflects on the status of TOC acceptance and implementations world wide and provides guidance on how to implement TOC. On top of all that, I got a special bonus. He blew my mind and rocked my world three times. […]
Change is hard enough without fear in the air. What do we fear? What fuels fear? How will we know when fear has been driven out of the system? [...]
In this day and age of questionable employee engagement, can there be such a thing as "too much engagement”? Are employees and staff suffering from engagement fatigue? Or is it akin to communications where you could never over-communicate?