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Creativity

Dieter Rams ten principles of “good design”

Is innovative – The possibilities for innovation are not, by any means, exhausted. Technological development is always offering new opportunities for innovative design. But innovative design always develops in tandem with innovative technology, and can never be an end in … Continue reading

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Kaizen at a Wine Bar

“Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.” – Robert Heinlein, American science fiction writer (July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) With kaizen, or continuous improvement, it often … Continue reading

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

http://www.ted.com Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers — and as a counterpoint Tivo, which … Continue reading

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Scrum Norris

Chuck Norris is ScrumMaster and ProductOwner – simultaneously. Chuck Norris can do 6-month sprints. Chuck Norris wears Timeboxershorts. Chuck Norris does not move story cards, he moves the taskboard. Chuck Norris does not estimate, he knows. Chuck Norris pairs alone. … Continue reading

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Guy Kawasaki presents ‘The Art of the Start’ for Informatics Ventures

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Addison-Wesley Signature Series

The Addison-Wesley Signature Series provides readers with practical and authoritative information on the latest trends in modern technology for computer professionals. The series is based on one simple premise: great books come from great authors. Books in the series are … Continue reading

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Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

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Clifford Stoll: 18 minutes with an agile mind

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Container for Thinking tools and Creativity Categories

I will move Thinking tools and Creativity Categories under http://leanlabscom.blogspot.com to keep the content of http://leanlabs.com focused on serious topics.

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Wonderful Christmas

Dear Friends, I would like to wish you a wonderful Christmas and hope that 2011 greets you and yours with good health, wealth and happiness.

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