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Leading an Engineering Culture Transformation with Chris Goddard

On reading Lean Enterprise, this week’s guest, Chris Goddard, reached out to Barry O’Reilly several years ago to help implement...
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Precision Product Creation: Generating The Right Offer At The Right Time By Creating Your Information Portfolio

For decades, a frustration has been growing among executives, entrepreneurs, and teams who wish to make better decisions and create...
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Innovation Freeze: Why Major Companies Are Losing Their Markets and Talent

Despite the unprecedented changes in our economy and workplaces in the past year, innovation is actually down in most industries....
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Making Quality Decisions with Diana Kander

Diana Kander is a New York Times Bestselling Author, an entrepreneur, and keynote speaker. Barry O’Reilly likes to reference her...
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You are the Product: How Unlearning Can Keep You Relevant

New Years, birthdays, and other significant milestones are often a time to make big changes—lose the weight, create better work-life...
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Shape podcast 37 min LISTEN

Enabling Agility by Being Agile with Annette Gabriel

This week’s guest, Annette Gabriel, is enthusiastic about helping leaders and teams adopt higher performance practices. Annette is a former...
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Designing our Work with Susan O’Malley

Susan O’Malley is an expert at building high-performance teams and culture. This is the passion that influenced her work at...
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Descaling Innovation: Why Scaling Innovation Starts Small By Descaling Work

Pouring millions into Agile transformations, SAFe certifications and Spotify models based on shallow stories is a sad state to define...
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Shape blog 10 min READ

The Certainties Of Uncertainty

What do you think is the one factor that’s had the biggest impact on your business in the last 5...
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Shape article 3 min READ

Accelerating Transformation: Why Did Your Business Need A Crisis?

The COVID Crisis was not a disruption—it was an accelerant. Leading transformation in large organizations is tough. It requires patience,...
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Shape podcast 41 min LISTEN

How to Be Forever Employable with Jeff Gothelf

Barry O’Reilly and Jeff Gothelf have been best friends ever since Jeff reviewed Barry’s first draft of Lean Enterprise and...
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Shape podcast 38 min LISTEN

Cultivating Serendipity with Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier is the bestselling author of The Coaching Habit. He is part of the Thinkers 50 and has...
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