New Florida State Logo

New Florida State Logo and Bad Supply Chain Communication TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Prior to their football team’s spring game, Florida State University and Nike unveiled a newly-redesigned uniform and set of logos. The changes to the team’s markings has been a source of …Continue reading →

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Why Players Hate The New NBA Jerseys With Sleeves TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The NBA unveiled new player jerseys with sleeves in advance of their Christmas day slate of games, where the jerseys would be used for the first time. Even before the …Continue reading →

martin luther king

What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Can Teach Us About Continuous Improvement TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Happy (observed) birthday, Dr. King. I was not alive to bear firsthand witness to Dr. King’s participation in and leadership of the civil rights movement but the effect of his …Continue reading →

Hitting the Reset Button for 2014 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | As I posted in late 2013, 2013 was both a good year and a pretty tough year. There are three reasons behind why 2013 was difficult: – One was a …Continue reading →

armando gallaraga

Agile Development and MLB Instant Replay TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Earlier this season Major League Baseball announced a planned expansion of instant replay use, similar to concepts applied in college football and the NFL, with the intent of improving the …Continue reading →

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What the Trent Richardson Deal Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | NFL trades happen very infrequently, especially in the middle of the season. Offensive and defensive systems all have steep learning curves, and to swap out pieces of the specialized schemes …Continue reading →

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What Brad Stevens Leaving Butler Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Brad Stevens was seemingly part of the next wave of great college basketball coaches – 36 years young, sticking it out with one small Indiana school (Butler University) by turning …Continue reading →

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Customer Value is the Primary Goal of #Lean – Never Forget It TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia was initiated by an uprising of servicemen’s families during the Vietnam War who demanded that action be taken …Continue reading →

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The 2013 #Masters: Coaching Is Auditing AND Facilitating Improvement TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Masters Week is finally here! All of the golf world has descended upon Augusta, Georgia for April 8-14 for the 2013 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. The Masters …Continue reading →

sushi

Lean or Sushi?? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lean terms regularly applied in Japan don’t always get translated into English when the concepts are used in the United States. Reasons for this include lacking a concise literal translation …Continue reading →

The NFL Pro Bowl and Focusing On Things That Matter TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | There is serious talk at the highest league levels about discontinuing the NFL Pro Bowl, and for very good reason. – The game really only serves as a vacation for …Continue reading →

Mr. Bean

What Mr. Bean Can Teach Us About Problem Solving TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I think the IMDb.com page for the British comedy show Mr. Bean gives the best synopsis of what you need to know. Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, …Continue reading →

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A Visit to TEDxColumbiaSC TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I had the great thrill of attending the TEDx event TEDxColumbiaSC on Monday. For those of you unfamiliar, TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is a non-profit organization …Continue reading →

Trust TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Our trust in the athletes we’ve grown to admire was certainly tested this past week. Any way we look at trust – reliability, faith, integrity, consistency, honesty, strength – is …Continue reading →

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