Positive Deviance: Don’t Just Obsess On What’s Not Working, Reproduce What Is

We all want ingenious performance to lead us to better results. In order for teams to get those better results, they must help each other evaluate and alter performance. In the pursuit of better results, it's easy to spend an awful lot of time talking about, and obsessing over, what's going wrong. The rationale goes [...]

Positive Deviance: Don’t Just Obsess On What’s Not Working, Reproduce What Is2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00

High Performance Through The Eyes Of A Surgeon

I’m currently reading, Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance, by Atul Gawande. Gawande is a Harvard professor and surgeon . He is also interested in human performance in medicine, and beyon. Early on in the book, he makes two statements that highlight critical elements of high performance.   Statement One   In the first main section [...]

High Performance Through The Eyes Of A Surgeon2024-04-02T19:36:58-04:00