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  • July Book Club - Connected, Intelligent, Automated by Nicole Radziwill
    Our July book is  Connected, Intelligent, Automated by Nicole Radziwill about navigating  the connected, intelligent, and automated ecosystems of infrastructure, people, objects, machines, and data that are driving the Quality 4.0 transformation. more
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Jeremiah Genest
Any organizations out there with active endeavors to align to  ISO 10018 (2020) "Quality management — Guidance ...
Jeremiah Genest Jun '20
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Change Management is really a central part of the quality profession, and something I'm very passionate about. ...
Jeremiah Genest Jun '20
I'm getting a late start on the book, hope to make it.  I tried to register for the author's discuss but the URL ...
I took a look at the event link, and it seems to work (and a few people have registered with it), maybe try to ...
Jeremiah Genest ‍ I also had trouble with the registration link in the text of your post. However, I went to the event ...
I've actually already had occasion to intentionally and successfully employ one of the "Catalyst" techniques in ...
Love to hear more about the use of the technique!

I too am utilizing shrinking distance a lot. I've recently started ...
Jeremiah Genest
Our June bookclub is the The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind by Jonah Berger.  I hope everyone is as excited to ...
Jeremiah Genest Jun '20
Black Owned bookstores that you can probably order the book from:  ...
Jeremiah Genest
Hope everyone is enjoying Culture is Everything ! Jeff has provided some great discussion questions to get things ...
Jeremiah Genest May '20
I purchased this book a few months ago and haven't made the time to read it. Now I have more reason to do so! I am looking ...
If you are going to come to grips with the idea of quality culture, you have to align to the thoughts of Edgar Schein ...
Thank you Jeremiah Genest ‍ for facilitating this and Jeff Veyera for the discussion this morning. It was very ...
Jeremiah Genest ‍ you mentioned the book for next month during the book discussion. I believe that I heard it was The ...
Jeremiah Genest
There's a sale on all Quality Press books for the month of May with an additional 10% off member prices for members ...
Jeff wants folks to know he has a “Culture Is Everything” YouTube page:  ...
Jeremiah Genest
There is a large body of research that demonstrates that 55 hours is the maximum a human being can work in a week, and ...
Jeremiah Genest Apr '20
The pervasive culture of overwork being to the advantage of the employer is something that will be very difficult ...
Jeremiah Genest
I hope many of you are joining us in reading   Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg ’s  What’s Your Problem?

Please share ...
Jeremiah Genest Apr '20
My initial reaction of this book starts with a love-hate, usually hate, relationship with the 5-Whys. They are ...
I hope people are enjoying the book. Please post your thoughts as you read.

A question from chapter 2:

you first have ...

The book by  Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg   What’s Your Problem , for me is a very interesting read. I wish I would have ...
Do you have the problem identified in this chapter in your own organization? What does it most often look like?
-The ...
I have a problem at looking at overthinking the big picture and considering too many variables or not getting ...
Kay Palmer Kay Palmer Apr '20
Jeremiah, thank you for getting this started.  I am looking forward to the discussion with the author.

The book ...
Kay,

Thank you so much for the feedback and your thoughts. One of the reasons I wanted to share this book with the Team ...
I want to get some more conversation on questioning and problem solving. From my post I chose the following to start ...
    In Chapter 2, some points that made me reflect on both organizational (in general), team and or personal ...
    Kay Palmer Kay Palmer Apr '20
    Jeremiah,

    I lost the thread!  I am first getting up to speed on My ASQ.

    Great comment!

    That is exactly way I was so ...
    Jeremiah Genest
    The Team and Workplace Excellence Forum book for April is Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg ’s What’s Your Problem .

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    Jeremiah Genest Mar '20
    Hi Jeremiah
    Great work putting this together - keep it up!
    Unfortunately the most cost effective and quickest ...
    Jim,

    My recommendation is the Kindle version for the most cost effective. Amazon is having very reasonable delays ...
    It is one credit if you have an Audible subscription. 😁
    Stephen....can you help me with the credit on Audible....how do I get/purchase one credit....the Audible app is ...

    Darlene Groomes :
    Stephen....can you help me with the credit on Audible....how do I get/purchase one ...

    Does anyone have a good website to view the Problem Reframing Canvas?
    The book’s website, www.howtoreframe.com, offers a print-friendly versions of the reframing canvas  ...
    I hope everyone is starting to acquire the book.

    Thomas, the author, has agreed to do two webex discussions of his ...
      A few local bookstores currently shipping the book with it in stock at time of posting:
      Another good place to buy

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      Jeremiah Genest
      Please discuss issues related to management and execution of the book club here. Topics are rules, etiquette, ...
      Jeremiah Genest Mar '20
      For those looking to order May's book now, our March survey selected The Catalyst:  How to Change Anyone’s Mind     ...
      At the request of the author we are pushing out The Catalyst to June. For May we will read Jeff Veyera's Culture is ...

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