Leading Transformational Change · USM

A Mindful Monday repost…

Gonna go for a walk this morning, so today's mindful Monday is a repost from Medium yesterday.... just started reading The agile Manager by Rob England and Cherry Vu....perhaps I'll post some thoughts once I finish it.... https://medium.com/@john_2773/nature-of-the-beast-wisdom-is-free-but-knowledge-can-cost-you-a-fortune-aka-bring-a-method-to-19db9fc638d9 https://medium.com/@john_2773/nature-of-the-beast-wisdom-is-free-but-knowledge-can-cost-you-a-fortune-aka-bring-a-method-to-19db9fc638d9 https://medium.com/@john_2773/nature-of-the-beast-wisdom-is-free-but-knowledge-can-cost-you-a-fortune-aka-bring-a-method-to-19db9fc638d9 subscribe to my blog!

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Mindful Monday: Slow & Steady Wins the Race

I made the mistake of looking at my phone before I climbed up a mountain this morning, and so my mind is wandering from various LinkedIn and other social media posts. One was a back and forth on where to start improvement. One argued with WHAT (i.e., process) as the USM suggests, and another with… Continue reading Mindful Monday: Slow & Steady Wins the Race

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Mindful Monday and the Process River

As I sat by a river on a Monday morning, trying to reflect and be ‘mindful’, it didn’t take long for my mind to wander and start thinking about process. For years now I’ve always thought of processes as streams of related activity, which is why the process waters seem so muddy to so many.… Continue reading Mindful Monday and the Process River

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Mindful Mondays

What a way to start the day I used to hate Mondays. They typically began with a ‘what have you done for me lately’ meeting, which was rarely enough even when I felt we were making very good progress. So, I’m switching to ‘mindful Mondays’ and increasing my self-awareness (thanks to BeingFirst). Besides doing some… Continue reading Mindful Mondays

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USM is a Viable System

It’s hard not to mix work and what’s happening in the world today, so this post will unfortunately mix both. I started thinking about USM being consistent with the viable systems model and had to stop and think, ‘wait I remember that… ‘what was that viable system stuff?’ From a very simple perspective a ‘viable… Continue reading USM is a Viable System