Build Organizational Capacity and Capability – For Free

Build Organizational Capacity and Capability – For Free

I was coaching one of the national oil companies in the Middle East, offering mentorship to the director of their operational excellence program.  He was frustrated because he had invested considerable funds building a team of sixty Lean Six Sigma Black Belts over a nine-month period, and they had not yet worked on—much less completed—any…

Sustainability contest: System vs. Human

Sustainability contest: System vs. Human

According to the BTOES Nov 2017 Operational Excellence survey, sustainability is the biggest focus area for Operational excellence in the coming year, how should this be achieved? Through a system based approach or through a human-centered focus? What do we mean by a human-centered focus for sustainability? There are several elements to a human based…

The Outliers Inn; Inaugural Episode

The Outliers Inn; Inaugural Episode

Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Outliers Inn Podcast! Hosts: Joseph Paris, Founder of the OpEx Society,  & Benjamin Taylor,  Owner of RedQuadrant. Guest: Matt (Boom) Daniel Topic: This is the inaugural edition, so please forgive the roughness of it – we promise to get better over time!   Pretty much just getting our feet wet, figuring…