Month: April 2022

The 14 Reasons Six Sigma & Lean Don’t Work in Most Companies

As both a CEO and later as a consultant and trainer, I studied Deming, Juran and Senge in improving my business and honing my system-based problem solving and leadership skills. Before I go further, let me be clear that the teachings and principles underlying the work of these giants in the quality, management and leadership arenas …

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Systems-Based Transformational Coaching – A New Paradigm For Coaching?

I’ve been doing mostly executive coaching and a little life coaching for the last 30 years. My work has been mostly as support for leaders and managers as we go through Systems-Based Transformational Leadership implementation in their businesses. For 20 of those 30 years I was probably like most other coaches in my approach to …

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Taking the Lead – The New Engine of Systems-Based Transformational Leadership

For most companies, trying to implement SPC driven quality/productivity programs isn’t working. We need a new engine. That engine is the Nobel Prize winning Law of Dissipative Structures. The underlying foundation of nearly all improvement programs over the last 50 years, Deming, TQM, Re-Engineering, Toyota, Six Sigma, Lean, Lean Sigma and Systems-Based Leadership is Statistical …

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