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According to Wikipedia, the idea of just-in-time only appears in three contexts: just-in-time manufacturing, a production strategy in which things are built as they are… Read More »The Future Is Just-in-Time-Person-and-Place
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I recently returned from a week in Palm Springs. Being a digital nomad, I find that I can work from anywhere in the world. Still,… Read More »Timidity Rules: Its Time To Make The World Bold Again
There’s that famous saying again – when you are trying to start a new process, create a new product or service and are unsure of… Read More »Is It Still Easier To Ask For Forgiveness Than Permission?
Do you remember the time BC (Before COVID)? Everything was awesome, right? The market was going great – you are selling well – your revenues… Read More »Run From Disruption: Pivot Quickly Or Face The Music