Developing Your Credibility as a Problem-Solver (pt. 2)

In my last blog (a guest post for Jim Keenan here), I ranted explained the importance of collaboration. In particular, I linked collaboration to the idea that “You have to disrupt customers to get them to see the problem, solution, and outcome that you can help them successfully address. And, perhaps even more importantly, youContinue reading “Developing Your Credibility as a Problem-Solver (pt. 2)”

Developing Your Credibility as a Problem-Solver (pt. 1)

Well, I’m going to continue my rant on problem solving (no surprise here, eh?). If you haven’t read my posts on problem solving as an economic generator or on problem solving as a process, please do so now. Shucks, you may even want to read my post where I argue for shifting your entire economicContinue reading “Developing Your Credibility as a Problem-Solver (pt. 1)”

Uh, Houston? We have a problem.

Uh, Houston? We have a problem. Those immortal words have been used as a punch line to many situations, but their original utterance was of the most serious matter. Made famous by a Hollywood movie, the astronauts aboard Apollo 13 were definitely not laughing when they contacted their support team a trillion miles away. (Okay,Continue reading “Uh, Houston? We have a problem.”

I Can’t Say It Any Plainer: SOLVE the @$%! PROBLEM!

I was having a discussion with an organization I am helping and we got to talking about how to get their desired improvements going. One of the folks at the table declared, “We just don’t have enough money.” I about fell out of my chair. But instead of yelling the “NO!” that was screaming insideContinue reading “I Can’t Say It Any Plainer: SOLVE the @$%! PROBLEM!”