The Power of Storytelling: 10 Authoritative Perspectives

First Friday Book Synopsis

The creative talents of other novelists (notably Balzac and Dostoevsky) are probably ranked higher but I think Dickens’ skills with setting a scene, introducing characters and their conflicts, and then developing a compelling plot, are unsurpassed. Frank Dale Carnegie David Armstrong Dostoevski Doug Lipman Eliyahu Goldratt George Lakoff Howard Gardner Lead with a Story Mark Johnson Patrick Lencioni Paul Smith Stephen Denning The Power of Storytelling: 10 Authoritative Perspectives

EBM: Constraints


Goldratt that is geared towarding help organizations continually achieve their goals. Though Goldratt is still the main driving force behind the development and practice of TOC (sometimes labeled “constraint management”), there is a network of individuals and small companies loosely coupled as practitioners around the world. Leadership evidence-based management goldratt Theory of Constraints (TOC) is an overall management philosophy introduced by Dr. Eliyahu M.


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Are you a Scientist or an Engineer? Things to think about.

Mike Cardus

When working one on one coaching a manager through successes, challenges and workable goals , how would I illustrate humbleness while being arrogant to have the conviction to develop the needed knowledge? Humble to have the conviction that you don’t know; arrogant to have the conviction that you can develop the knowledge. – Eli Goldratt ‘The Choice’.

Making Innovative Teams


One exception to this is Eliyah Goldratt’s The Goal and after an initial reading of Grivas and Puccio’s The Innovative Team: Unleashing Creative Potential for Breakthrough Results , I may have another exception. However, the method taught is a solid combination of many different creativity methods: Clarify the Situation, Generate Ideas, Develop Solutions and Implement. I’m not the biggest fan of business fables.