Remembering my mentor, Dr. Eli Goldratt On the 11th June 2011, my mentor and friend for almost 20 years, Dr. Eli Goldratt, sadly passed away. He was without doubt, the person that had the biggest impact on my life. Today I reflected on the many many late discussions we had …and especially on our first … Continue reading Remembering Dr. Eli Goldratt
TOCICO ANNUAL VIRTUAL CONFERENCE In about 40min, I will participate in the “Meet the Speakers” event for the annual Theory of Constraints TOCICO Annual Virtual Conference where I will be presenting one of the keynotes titled “Crucial Lessons from the COVID Pandemic: The mistakes that were made, and how to best recover and avoid these … Continue reading Join the TOCICO Annual Virtual Conference!
I was recently invited by the founders of the IMN Business Club London, Richard and Nina Peutherer, to share my research and insights why we sometime make really bad decisions and other questions you might have been curious about…. 1 .Why is Failure MUCH more common than Success? 2. What are the avoidable decision mistakes … Continue reading Why do we sometimes make really BAD Decisions?
MY INSIGHT OF THE WEEK Seeing is believing. Really? Could it be that Believing is seeing… I am often asked when doing talks at schools about the scientific method, about my own beliefs as a scientist. The two most common of these questions are: “As a scientist, do you believe in God” and “Do you … Continue reading Is Seeing Believing? or Maybe Believing is Seeing…
Why Maximizing Asset Utilization is Enemy #1 of Productivity & Profitability I am sharing the video of my keynote to the Asset Management Ecosystem (AME) Forum earlier this week, the title of my keynote was quite provocative: “Why Maximizing Asset Utilization is Enemy #1 of Productivity & Profitability.” Most leadership teams believe that to improve … Continue reading AME Productivity and Profitability Forum
MY PROUD MOMENT OF THE WEEK CEO Minute Interview by Offit Kurman and NFL Linebacker Ray Lewis Last year, I had the incredible honor to be invited by Ray Lewis, the legendary NFL linebacker of the Baltimore Ravens, to join him for the annual CEO Battle of the Robots challenge in Baltimore. It was a … Continue reading CEO Minute Interview and Ray Lewis NFL Linebacker
Last week I was on a panel discussion on “How to avoid costly mistakes in a COVID-19 recovery.” For those that missed it, you can now view it at the link below. In my introduction, I covered 3 common mistakes: 1. When we think that something will never happen, or never happen to us, we … Continue reading Avoid Costly Mistakes in a COVID-19 Recovery
Hannah’s Shop Supply Chain I am super excited to share a quick demo of how you can now try the newest version of our Hannah’s Shop Supply Chain Simulation Game for FREE directly in your browser. So you can try it on your computer, tablet or even smart phone… Your Challenge: You have to significantly … Continue reading Free Demo: Supply Chain Simulation Game
MY PODCAST OF THE WEEK IT’S IMPOSSIBLE… to dramatically improve operational performance…UNLESS? In the fourth episode of my “IT’S IMPOSSIBLE … UNLESS?” podcast series, I share the simple but powerful method I use whenever I face the challenge of identifying how to dramatically improve an organization or a person’ performance in the lowest cost, lowest … Continue reading IMPOSSIBLE… to dramatically improve operational performance…UNLESS?
Would you be willing to commit to wear face masks whenever you are outside of your home, to be allowed to return to work? Last week I read a post from Nassim Taleb where he shared a graph that showed a clear correlation between countries whose citizens wore face masks whenever they were outside of … Continue reading How do face masks REALLY impact COVID-19