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The Goal becomes graphic

What’s your favourite business-focused book? Someone asked me this the other day. Although I considered Dan Pink’s Drive, Cialdini’s Influence, Duckworth’s Grit, Hubbard’s How to Measure Anything and a raft of others, it had to be Goldratt’s The Goal. Now it’s in graphic form!   The book, first published in 1984, was not just… Read More »The Goal becomes graphic

Pull or Push #10: The mind

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Last Monday, we described a pull system in a factory and how it differed from a push system often used by software teams. We are following that post with a 10-day series looking at push and pull systems in everyday life, asking what you think and offering our thoughts. Our final scenario, number… Read More »Pull or Push #10: The mind

Pull or Push #9: The car park

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Last Monday, we described a pull system in a factory and how it differed from a push system often used by software teams. We are following that post with a 10-day series looking at push and pull systems in everyday life, asking what you think and offering our thoughts. Scenario number 9 is… Read More »Pull or Push #9: The car park

The Goal

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“Have you read The Goal by Eli Goldratt? If not, you’re in for a treat.”   This was a statement made by Chris Young at LKUK13 which, although it was said about every book he mentioned, was very true. I was in for a treat. Although it was written nearly 30… Read More »The Goal