5 Ways Leaders Can Drive Habitual Excellence
5 Ways Leaders Can Drive Habitual Excellence
September 8, 2022

The healthcare system in the United States is broken. It really pains me to say that. I’ve worked in healthcare for year...

A Closer Look at the Shingo Principle “Embrace Scientific Thinking”
A Closer Look at the Shingo Principle “Embrace Scientific Thinking”
September 15, 2021

New Year, Same Pattern The school year is starting once again and my family is falling into familiar patterns establishe...

Seek Perfection - A Shingo Guiding Principle for Continuous Improvement
Seek Perfection - A Shingo Guiding Principle for Continuous Improvement
February 19, 2021

Ice Fishing and Seeking Perfection Recently I was out enjoying a hobby of mine in my home state of Wisconsin. I was ice ...

Learning by Doing - The 3 Systems and the Hands-on Improvement Simulation
Learning by Doing - The 3 Systems and the Hands-on Improvement Simulation
January 15, 2021

I remember the exact moment when I finally connected the dots on the connection of the three primary systems - the work,...

The Surprising and Useful Intersection of Kata and Bloom's Taxonomy
The Surprising and Useful Intersection of Kata and Bloom's Taxonomy
January 6, 2021

Helping Our Puppy to "Bloom" I remember very well the conversation with my wife…”Let’s get a new dog!”  “Dogs are a lot ...

Don’t Let your Knowledge Threshold Hold You Back
Don’t Let your Knowledge Threshold Hold You Back
June 17, 2020

“Knowledge Threshold” - The point at which one has no facts or data; the limit of what we currently know. By Bill Boyd, ...