Here is some very exciting news for Teal Unicorn:
Teal Unicorn recently had the privilege of meeting the amazing Michael Brosowski, founder ofBlue Dragon, introduced to us by Corporate Rebels.
I got all evangelical over lunch today with a prospective client in Vietnam.
I said that thanks to the high wall around the country built from the language barrier and the social change resistance of the Party, I feel Vietnam retains more collectivism than most countries.
I don’t like the acronym BANI: here’s why.
One of the challenges of the social sciences is establishing empirical truth. It’s impossible to do the science. Perhaps that is just how it is and we must judge by beauty and goodness instead.
Conventional 20th Century management is baked into so much language and so many ideas and models. The world has moved on; we are better now, more enlightened. We understand how management can be different so as to make work better. This site is all about that.
But still the hierarchal, command-driven, mechanistic, dehumanising ideas linger all over the place.
There are three primary resources for every organisation: capability (not people!), information, and money.
Discussion of daily standups often focus on specific benefits In a project context. We find there are huge benefits in a daily standup for any team anywhere.
We have a new client in Vietnam who have had some training and coaching, read the books, and now needed a demonstration of what Teal Unicorn can do.
You may have heard of the Eisenhower Decision Matrix. Here is an updated version for the 21st Century.
We love Lean. Especially VSM. And also shining a light on overburden. And of course eliminating waste, especially bureaucracy.
…whether we Boomers and Gen Whatever like it or not.
It’s funny, but the false assumption is of course that everyone is doing best practice. Few are, whatever the set of practices.
Lighten up on speed of making the product.
Teal Unicorn are working closely with Golden Communications Group, a Saigon group of five media and communications companies, celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2023.
One of the joys of what we do is when the Teal Tribe treat us to an excursion somewhere. Recently a prospective client took us for a wonderful day out,
The Myst is one of the great modern architectural highlights of SaiGon, the decor is amazing. There were three architecture students here studying it while we met up with our Teal Tribe: followers, supporters, clients, and friends of Teal Unicorn. The cafe here is our regular meeting place.
No posed pics this time. Here is a candid shot of the Teal Tribe in HaNoi getting together again for laughs and love, bonding over an admiration of Dr. Cherry Vu.
It is so lovely to start a relaxing Sunday by being recognised in the street.