Just one day after Charlotte’s big ice storm, a group of 24 professionals from Charlotte area Businesses actively participated an hour-long hands-on experiment on Innovation. The atmosphere could be described as fun, engaging and thought-provoking. By having such a diverse group of people in one room with the objective to come up with creative solutions […]
Recently I attended an ISPI event with an awesome panel in Charlotte including thought leaders: Michael Bland, Greg Flickinger, Phil Everhardt, and John Heun. Let’s start by asking questions and then offer a few suggestions: Who is your competition? Yes, even though you are working full time as an employee in an organization, who is […]
Looking forward to presenting at AME Annual Conference in Jacksonville on November 14, 2014. Here is the writeup and a video showing what people could expect to learn. PIZZA GAME VIDEO from Robert Petruska on Vimeo. The Pizza Game Value Stream Experience Step Change (Kaikaku) First Hand, and Learn Practical Lean Implementation Skills Workshop : FW-32 […]
How can we reduce risk in organizations today? Here is one tool that I think holds a great deal of promise, and I would like to invite you to explore this topic and share your thoughts and ideas from this three minute video. Thank you!
May is the happiest month of the year for me. It starts with life everywhere and the weather blossoms. The cold dark days of winter are replaced with brighter days. My inspirational quote comes from a Brazilian fighter, Anderson Silva who happens to have won multiple world titles in the UFC. “No one will hit […]
Here is a four minute video I made on how you can learn a technique to improve your service and team.
“OD is about holistically improving organization effectiveness.” “Diagnose before Prescribing”, and “Perform Due Diligence by doing the work yourself”. (Renee Hansen). “Executive Sponsorship is an absolute!” “Work on getting metrics defined up front” (Dr. Rita Smith). “Systems thinking, Systems thinking, Systems thinking”. Leading by asking Powerful Questions, and creating the ability to lead people in […]
1. Trusting environment leads to discretionary effort. It’s more of a feeling than anything. In battlefields, trust is the ethos of a winning army. You have my back, and I have yours. With human beings, the helping relationship is key to building trust, as Dr. Egar Schien points out, and reciprocation is a most powerful […]
Kisha shares her experience on how people will step up to the task and how we can energize people based on thier preferences and strengths. Too funny when Rebekah talks about the millenial slap in the face….