Visualize what it’s worth before deciding anything

think differently
While driving i dictated this to our son, he typed it and sent it to me as a text.


Visualize what it’s worth to you (and your Company) to have a world-best cultural architect (from the 5th, and climbing, most admired company in the world) at your disposal for as long as you need; now imagine your journey without that resource.


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Everything sends a message about what you value

Healthcare provider mission statement
Wow, can’t help but wonder how many patients care about the first sentence.


Tattered sign in medical office
Everything speaks. What does a front and center sign (first thing you see) say to a new patient?


Everything sends a message to customers:

  • People (employees)
  • Processes (policies, procedures, tasks)
  • Place (physical, virtual, phone, forms, etc)

During tomorrow’s arrival for our Son’s colonoscopy, betting i’ll see more.

PS. During yesterday’s dry run drive and office visit, i snapped the two photos. When i left i couldn’t get the (only) patient exit door open. The receptionist said, “You have to push really hard.”




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

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There’s Almost Always A Message In Each Photo’s Caption

Life's most important messages leave clues and hidden meanings everywhere.

If you’re anything like me (and we’re all the same), you find it challenging to do all the work you’re supposed to do, especially in the continuous improvement department.

Interesting though, continuously improving is the DNA of the company I’ve worked with for 29 years. It’s what I think and do, without thinking. So there’s almost always an important message in the blog photo captions….

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Most Organizations Don’t Capitalize On The Power Of Signs To Capture Their Employees Hearts

Obviously The yellow M, but what about the little red leaf?

Great civilizations, iconic legendary corporate giants, long standing religions, they all share their genius, purposefully using icons and phrases to win the hearts of their employees. Every small business entrepreneur, every manager, every leader, ought to be taking note. It’s common sense, but not common.

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