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3 July 2012

Lean and learning vs Buying a solution

A while back I had a coffee with Karel Schuller and he drew a diagram that clarified something that I knew but struggled to explain.  It's amazing the power of a good diagram.

When managing change we make trade-offs. They essentially boil down to understanding whether a change initiative is urgent and whether it is important.

If an change is important, don't leave it until the last minute or else you'll be caught in a loop of reactive and shallow changes. True change will remain elusive until you can find the time to nurture it over time.