The Shared Idea Of Reality

Among the sources of predictable beliefs and behavior in our new world of markets, networks, organizations, friends and families are shared ideas — that is, ideas that folks share some understanding about (even if it’s inaccurate) and act upon that understanding. In the run up to the Iraq war, for example, a variety of organizations […]

The Size Of The Pie And The Share Of The Pie

For those who have the courage and wisdom to pay attention, among the most important contributions of the now decades-old quality movement in the contemporary business world is it’s demonstration of ‘both/and’ thinking and acting. When people adopt and pursue shared purposes built on ‘both/and’ principles, they identify and articulate two or more objectives that […]