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Working with goals – (Jamie’s Short Course on a Purposeful and Productive Life)

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-29-21

Episode 4 in the Series – As many people start their new year, they seek ways to lead a more purposeful and productive life. There are many big solutions out there – coaches, books, courses, and more. But through my own coaching, I find there are many nuggets, each of

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Eliminating Waste from Product Development

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-26-21

Waste is insidious. No matter what plateau of performance we are able to reach, waste creeps back into our work in often imperceptible ways. It’s not just that waste hurts our productivity and our profits, but it squeezes out good work, whether value-adding work or other worthwhile endeavors such as

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Create whitespace (Jamie’s Short Course on a Purposeful and Productive Life)

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-22-21

Episode 3 in the Series – As many people start their new year, they seek ways to lead a more purposeful and productive life. There are many big solutions out there – coaches, books, courses, and more. But through my own coaching, I find there are many nuggets, each of

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Is Digital Transformation about Adoption or Innovation?

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-19-21

Digital transformation is a popular phrase in business today. The pandemic has created a massive shift to work from home, remote work, online ordering, and other digital transformation efforts. It has been a frequent topic in strategy forums, webinars, C-suites, and more. There is no question that we are experiencing

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How to start your day (Jamie’s Short Course on a Purposeful and Productive Life)

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-15-21

Episode 2 in the Series – As many people start their new year, they seek ways to lead a more purposeful and productive life. There are many big solutions out there – coaches, books, courses, and more. But through my own coaching, I find there are many nuggets, each of

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Driving Innovation and the Role of the Board of Directors

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-12-21

Boards of Directors, and the shareholders they represent, always want more innovation from their management teams and the company. But what can they do about it? Boards spend more and more of their time on governance, risk management, compliance, compensation, and other factors, many of which have little to do

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Introduction to the Short Course on Purposeful and Productive Life

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-08-21

Episode 1 in the Series –   As many people start their new year, they seek ways to lead a more purposeful and productive life. There are many big solutions out there – coaches, books, courses, and more. But through my own coaching, I find there are many nuggets, each

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Hats off to Good Management in 2020

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-22-20

A great deal has been written and spoken on the importance of leadership in leading people through the pandemic, including by yours truly. However, there is also something to be said for the importance of management. Good, effective, focused, and diligent management through this pandemic has been essential for many

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Lessons from Lincoln on True North, and the Perils of the Journey

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-21-20

Any transformation has a fundamental challenge embedded, that is you are on a journey into new territory. That’s what makes it transformational. This means that you can’t see the destination from where you stand. You must look beyond the horizon, and know that the destination is out there. This requires

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Lean Whiskey Episode #23

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 12-18-20

Episode 23: “Finishing 2020 with everything from Kentucky Bourbon to Eggnog, with some Kata on top” Show Notes  In Episode 23, Mark and Jamie return to finish out 2020, this time joined by Kentucky native Deondra Wardelle, so naturally, Kentucky bourbon is our whiskey category of choice. Bourbons selected include

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