David Dibble

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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The 14 Reasons Six Sigma & Lean Don’t Work Well 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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The Curse of Being a Six Sigma and Lean Black Belt – Why We Can’t Make This Stuff Work Well in Most Companies.

Originally I was a Deming guy. I implemented Deming’s work in my own company and became an expert in the Deming management method. Notice I didn’t say I became an expert in the Deming quality or productivity program. Still, even though I owned the company and was 100% committed to this systems-based management method, getting …

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Nurses! – Our Best Hope For The Much Needed Transformation of Healthcare

Changes and even transformation to the US healthcare system are so needed. Past efforts to change the system, well-intentioned as they may have been, have proven a dismal failure. The proof is in the pudding with our current system remaining bloated, inefficient, overpriced, dangerous, and low-rated in quality of care compared to other modern systems. …

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The Most Powerful Coach Training On The Planet – Systems-Based Coaching

I’ve been doing systems-based consulting, coaching and training for almost 30 years. During that time, my clients usually got Returns on Investment (ROI) of 300%-1000%. The reason my clients achieve these types of returns is not so much that I am a skilled coach and consultant, but that my coaching/consulting model is systems-based; I facilitate …

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2%! – Leadership Training Is Failing – The Big Missing Piece

I was somewhat shocked by the following facts: According to a recent report by Deloitte, companies around the world invest approximately $46 billion annually on leadership development programs. What do they get for their $46 Billion? Not much, it appears.  The Corporate Leadership Council found that, despite this huge investment on leadership training, productivity improved …

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