Transcript of Dan Heath podcast
“We should shift more of our energies upstream personally, organizationally, nationally, and globally. We can and we should stop dealing with the symptoms of problems again and again, and start fixing them." So writes author Dan Heath in his terrific new book Upstream: The Quest to Solve Problems Before They Happen, which has just been published.
This conversation between LEI editor Tom Ehrenfeld and Dan explores the practical applications of the upstream mindset, and; given the timing, explores how upstream thinking is all the more relevant in our current pandemic. Download the transcript of the conversation here, and be sure to listen/read to the very end. Dan makes a special offer that you will want to take advantage of!
Lean Roundup: Hoshin Kanri
Hoshin Kanri, described as "a management system that allows the organization to quickly and effectively adjust its priorities while engaging the team," has been the subject of numerous articles and an upcoming online class. Tom Ehrenfeld compiles a roundup of some great articles which share the practice and promise of Hoshin.
How to A3: Resources for Developing Structured Problem-Solving and Leadership Skills
As LEI prepares its next course on Managing to Learn, here's a popular article rounding up a wealth of resources about practicing A3 Thinking by Tom Ehrenfeld
Talking Emotional Agility with Susan David
A transcript of the conversation between author Susan David and LEI's Tom Ehrenfeld on the topic of Emotional Agility.