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IF beter is possible THEN good is not good enough anymore ELSE get more training ENDIF
I want my Mango!
Give yourself a pat on the back!
You must be an Agilist!
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together
Job well done!
You have improved, so far!
By being here, nothing can stop you now!
To err is human; Learn and prosper
Start with the end in mind
If you quantify one thing, quantify the cost of delay - Donald Reinertsen
Culture eats strategy for breakfast - Peter Drucker
Workers are knowledge workers if they know more about the work they perform than their bosses - Peter Drucker
If you want people to be motivated, tell them their work is important - Peter Drucker
It\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory - Edwards Deming
Inspection does not improve quality, nor guarantee quality. Quality has to be built in - Edwards Deming
Those who master large-scale software delivery will define the economic landscape of the 21st century - Mik Kersten
Problem: Organizations using managerial frameworks and infrastructure models from past revolutions to manage their business in this one - Mik Kersten
The world is now changing at a rate which the basic systems, structures, and cultures built over the past century can\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t keep up with the demands being placed on them - John Kotter
The solution is not to trash what we know and start over but instead to reintroduce a 2nd system - 1 which would be familiar to most successful entrepeneurs. You need a dual operating system - John Kotter
It is not enough that management commit themselves to quality and productivity, they must know what it is they must do. Such a responsibility can\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t be delegated - Edwards Deming
There is only 1 boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company - Sam Walton
Operating a product development process near full utilization is an economic disaster - Donald Reinertsen
Innovation comes from the producer - Edwards Deming
Those who adapt the fastest win
People are already doing their best; the problems are with the system. Only management can change the system - Edwards Deming
A system must be managed. It will not manage itself. Left to themselves, components become selfish, independent profit centers and thus destroy the system... The secret is cooperation between components towards the aim of the organization - Edwards Deming
Clarity on how to think, without clarity on how to act, leaves people unmoved - Daniel Pink
You can\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t scale crappy code (or hardware, or anything else) - SAFe
How does your postcard from 2030 looks like? (derived from Switch)
Success is not delivering a feature; success is learning how to solve the customer\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s problem - Eric Ries
People at work are thirsting for context, yearning to know that what they do contributes to a larger whole - Daniel Pink
The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself - Peter Drucker
People who are right a lot, listen a lot, and they change their mind a lot .... They wake up and reanalyze things and change their mind. If you don\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t change your mind frequently, you\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'re going to be wrong a lot - Jeff Bezos
Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs - Peter Drucker
Marketing is the distinguishing, unique function of the business - Peter Drucker
The best enterpreneurs are not risk maximisers. They take out the risk of risk taking - Linda Rottenberg
Manage the system, not people
If you can\\\\\\\'t measure it, you can\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'t improve it - Peter Drucker
The purpose of a business is to create and keep a customer - Peter Drucker
Shareholder value is a result, not a strategy - Jack Welch
Your main constituencies are your customers, employees and your products - Jack Welch
The law of: 1. the Customer, 2. Networks, 3. Small Teams - Stephen Denning
Customers first, employees second, shareholders third - Jack Ma, Alibaba Group
A chain is no stronger than it\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s weakest link - Eliyahu Goldratt
Management is doing things right -- Leadership is doing the right things
You are as good as the people you surround yourself with
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work - Peter Drucker
As a job seeker, remember this: You only lack experience if they want it done the same old way - Robert Brault
Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do - Steve Jobs
Out of clutter, find simplicity - Albert Einstein
First there is a mountain, Then there is no mountain, Then there is - Zen proverb
If you don\\\'t know where you are going, you will wind up somewhere else - Yogi Berra
I have always found you get a lot more in this world with a kind word and a gun than you do with just a kind word - Willie Sutton
The difference is different - Smeltkroes2.0
Good leaders must first become good servants - Robert Greenleaf, father of Servant Leadership
If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask. For once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes - Albert Einstein