Decision Making and Planning Within Complexity and Uncertainty

How you approach the complexity and uncertainty of your decision making and planning will impact how employees and customers view your attempted solutions. Are your attempted solutions seen as learning opportunities or blame opportunities?

Scaling Growth Disruption and Capacity

The more an organization succeeds in adding dimensions to its product, it will create a customer willingness to pay a higher price for it for the simple reason that the value proposition has increased as well.

Complexity and Change Readiness

Complexity & Change Readiness occurs when you understand the obstacles, understand known & unknown challenges & shift the odds to create favorable outcomes

Mindset Matrix of threat and opportunity

The mindset matrix is meant to be explored through your current mindset, and try to different approaches to break stuckness with your current problems.

Questions and Complex Problems

Working through complex problems having a good question process will break stuckness, and increase your and other peoples acceptance.

Complexity and Quality: Using the most appropriate problem-solving process

I shared some learning on problem-solving and complexity vs ordered change with the Buffalo ASQ Chapter. Effective leaders understand that problem solving is not a “one-size-fits-all” process. They know that their actions depend on the situation, and they make better decisions by adapting their approach to changing circumstances. How do you know which approach you … Continued

Innovation, Goal Setting, and Market Change – Business Weaknesses

Buffalo NY CEO’s are concerned about Innovation, Goal Setting and Assessment, plus Societal and Market Change. I recently attended the Buffalo Niagara Partnerships CEO’s Speak event. The talk shared survey data from 427 business leaders in all sectors; the Siena College Research Institute did the survey. An area of focus is the shifts or impacts … Continued

5 Counter-intuitive ways to move your stuck team

Using counterintuitive approaches to move your team when stuck. We all get stuck, stuck in a bad loop of repeating behavior, stuck in procrastination, stuck in a dysfunctional loop of team communication. Have you ever found that the solution that you offered seemed useful, and only made things worse? Much of what you feel is common … Continued