Insights

October 10, 2021

Building Organisation Resilience

Small businesses in particular have been badly hit by the drop in trade associated with coronavirus pandemic, especially in the service sectors. Nonetheless, some have been agile enough to adapt, transform and thrive. Much has…

July 7, 2021

Hansei, the Art of Reflection and Improvement

Hansei is an integral part of the Toyota continuous improvement journey, and often the most neglected in western organisations. The term hansei is derived from two Japanese words. “Han” means to change, turn over, or…

June 1, 2021

Safety in the workplace aka ‘How to save a life’

“An Ohio senator was captured driving during a government Zoom meeting on Monday — the same day the state was considering a bill proposing a crackdown on distracted drivers.” Wilson Wong, NBC News, May 7,…

October 14, 2020

How Online Learning wins over onsite workshops

Back in August 2018 I wrote a blog entitled ‘Classroom vs. Online Learning – Which one is better?’ In that blog I proposed a balanced view of the role of each in a student’s approach…

July 20, 2020

Are you an effective project leader?

The topic of project leadership is both broad and deep and much pen, paper and online text has been devoted to helping us to become better project managers. The successful project manager is expected to…

June 15, 2020

How Lean changed the world, one book at a time

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney Learning is the process through which people acquire knowledge, skills and /or attitudes. A new attitude means…