Using first principles thinking to achieve our goals
Recently, I was reading about how Tesla is innovating on the 100 year old moving assembly line with their “Unboxed” approach. Here’re a couple of really nice videos from the Twitterverse. What Tesla has attempted here is to rebuild the automotive assembly line using first principles thinking to improve the cost, time and footprint to…
Can a system work for a business?
Absolutely! Intentions, goals and systems work well for business. In fact, they provide a scaling power that builds culture for young upstarts as much as a change in culture at established companies. It powers a company’s values with objectivity. Finally, it gives leadership and founders the ability to know that their teams are making the…
Can 80/20 be a good system? Part 2
How was your experience looking for 80/20 relationships around you? Are you ready to explore the concept more and take the first steps to apply it? Let’s do it! But first, let’s watch this video. (Don’t be distracted by the amazing couture, okay?) How do you apply 80/20? Step 1: Know yourself – The Scientist…