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July 2019

Strategy

Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it's about deliberately choosing to be different.

The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.

The company without a strategy is willing to try anything

Michael Porter


Delloite : ( on the platform business model )

A platform business is a business model (not a technology infrastructure) that focuses on helping to facilitate interactions across a large number of participants.
These interactions could take the form of

a) short-term transactions like connecting buyers and sellers or
b) they could involve
formation of longer-term social relationships, longer-term collaboration to achieve a shared outcome or
c) sustained e
fforts to accelerate performance improvement of participants
by helping them to learn faster together.

The role of the platform business is to provide
a governance structure and
a set of standards and protocols
that facilitate
interactions at scale
so that network effects can be unleashed.

Leadership

“Accountants are in the past, managers are in the present, and leaders are in the future.”

Paul Orfalea

Improvement

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Peter F. Drucker

A bad system will beat a good person every time. ~W. Edwards Deming

The price of light is less than the cost of darkness. ~Arthur Nielsen

Don’t water your weeds. ~Harvey MacKay

Improvement usually means doing something that we have never done before. ~Shigeo Shingo

“Sometimes no problem is a sign of a different problem” – Mark Rosenthal,

"No single seminar, classroom experience, or “colored belt” will provide you bottom-line Lean results.  Lean happens at the process…with your people, trained and motivated, fully engaged in the hot pursuit of excellence, as they follow your lead and learn to share and support your L

Art & Science

Art is I; science is we. Claude Bernard

Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing. Wernher von Braun

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. Immanuel Kant

Science is the systematic classification of experience. George Henry Lewes

Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science. Robert Green

Simplicity

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. Albert Einstein

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci

I am not accustomed to saying anything with certainty after only one or two observations.
— Andreas Vesalius