The Truth Curve

Posted on September 12, 2022.

As we experiment we learn and through that learning we earn the right to invest more in our ideas. The Truth Curve makes that obvious.

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FAQ: What is shared understanding?

Posted on August 1, 2022.

In this short video I answer one of the most commonly asked questions I hear: what is shared understanding and why is it valuable?

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When is Amazon done?

Posted on August 30, 2021.

Being done with digital work no longer makes sense. Here's why.

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Planting Season vs Harvest Season

Posted on August 23, 2021.

Businesses are cyclical. Thinking about when you're going to plant vs harvest ensures we've always got new ideas to try and grow.

Inspect and adapt, with respect

Posted on August 2, 2021.

We all know go to the gemba tell us to go and see and we inspect and adapt. But there’s another part to it — showing respect to the people we seek to improve. Here’s why.