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Leading Lean: Self-assessing strengths and areas for improvement

I recently designed a 2-day Lean Leadership workshop for a client and part of the content is a self-assessment exercise which the participants do individually. It’s based on 5 principles that underpin what leaders need to do: The self-assessment asks 5 questions in each of these areas to identify the extent to which people are … Continue reading

Operational Research in Consultancy #OR59 Conference Stream

Today, I’ve been chairing the OR in Consultancy Stream at the OR Society’s annual conference OR59 being held at Loughborough University. We’ve had three interesting presentations so far, which are summarised here. The joys and challenges of running my own business: The benefits of being small Sam Mackay is a Director and co-founder of Apteligen Limited. … Continue reading

50 Creativity and Change Cards

When I run workshops on creativity and innovation I share various tools and techniques. Here’s my Slideshare with 50 Creativity and Change cards.  They include: 6 Innovation questions Adopt a different perspective Change the constraints Problem definition questions 6 thinking hats Change the place Change the time 5 Change challenges Print the cards and use … Continue reading

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