Day 9 of 100 Pickup Sticks and Trim Tabs

May 3, 2013 — Posted by Al Shalloway
 
Relatively early in my consulting career, I realized that it’s not simply the low hanging fruit you go after, you have to attend how one thing sets up another.  As people learn, some lessons set up others.  I call this the “pick up sticks model for building curriculum.”  Some practices also change the environment within which people work in such a way as to greatly leverage your efforts – these are trim tabs. These two concepts create the opportunity for very powerful insights on how to manage transitions.  Read about both in Trim Tabs and Pick Up Sticks.
 
Al Shalloway
CEO, Net Objectives

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About the author | Al Shalloway

Al Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. With 45 years of experience, Al is an industry thought leader in Lean, Kanban, product portfolio management, Scrum and agile design. He helps companies transition to Lean and Agile methods enterprise-wide as well teaches courses in these areas.



        

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