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In week 8 of re-read of The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande (use the link and buy a copy so you can read along) we read about building a usable checklist. In this chapter, Dr. Gawande puts all of the lessons learned in chapter 6 into action and tests the result. (more…)

3-10 2013 sunflower


The sunflower is vibrant, strong and is recognized for its beauty; it is also an important source of food.  As if a machine, the sunflower tracks the sun across the sky never losing sight of its goal.   Even though it is not the most complex flower, the sunflower’s attributes of beauty, food value and goal oriented behavior might be nearly perfection. The sunflower serves us a reminder that simplicity can deliver incredible value.