“The fat kid is the bottleneck!” – (Eli Goldratt’s The Goal, and a thought about expertise)

First Friday Book Synopsis

The book The Goal is a “business classic” we somehow have missed at the First Friday Book Synopsis. Randy's blog entries bottlenecks efficiency Eli Goldratt operations theory The Goal(Hint: read all the way to the end to get the point of this blog post – about expertise and experience). I am rectifying this, and will present this book at the August First Friday Book Synopsis. [.].

Business Success is no Accident: Here are the 5 Steps – My Takeaways from The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt

First Friday Book Synopsis

Last Friday, I presented my synopsis of the business book classic, The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt & Jeff Cox. Goldratt Jeff Cox The Goal: A Process of Ongoing ImprovementIt is a genuine multi-year best seller, and now I know why. It is an incredibly useful, helpful, practical book. Written in fable form, it is set in a factory, but, [.]. Randy's blog entries Eliyahu M.


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Coming for the August 3 First Friday Book Synopsis – Platform, & Goldratt’s The Goal

First Friday Book Synopsis

Goldratt first friday book synopsis Jeff Cox Michael Hyatt Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World Robert Greenleaf servant leadership Seth Stevenson The Goal: A Process of Ongoing ImprovementHere are two important business success issues: #1 — how do I successfully get people to listen to my message? and #2 — how do I find, and get rid of, whatever is slowing us down in our company? Solve these 2 issues, and your path to business success becomes a little clearer.

Systemically Non-Systemic: COVID-19 through the Deming Lens

Deming Institute

Goldratt describes a constraint as “the limiting factor that prevents a system from moving closer to achieving its goal.” Dr. Goldratt offers five focusing steps to mitigate constraints and facilitate ongoing improvement in organizations.

ROAR! : A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Turner Eliyahu Goldratt How to "break through all that noise and visual stimulation to get to the core of the customer” John Wiley & Sons Kevin Daum Matthew May Patrick Lencioni ROAR! Get Heard in the Sales and Marketing Jungle Silos [comma] Politics and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers That Turn Colleagues Into Competitors The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement the shibumi strategy: a powerful way to create MEANINGFUL CHANGE ROAR!

EBM: Constraints


Goldratt that is geared towarding help organizations continually achieve their goals. The theory contends that any manageable system is limited in achieving more of its goal by a very small number of constraints and that there is always at least one constraint. A constraint is anything that prevents the system from achieving more of its goal. Leadership evidence-based management goldratt

Surviving the Serengeti: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Goldratt Florida State University it’s doing the right thing.”) Effective communication is the art of successfully delivering your message the giraffe (“Grace is more than style and finesse the lion (“Strategy is the road map you need to define and achieve your goals.”)

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? Eli Goldratt ‘The Choice’. There are three lines from recent reading and research I’m doing that keep haunting me and have made me explore my frame of thinking and consulting. How do I approach team building ; as a scientist? as a engineer?