Richard Summers's Blog

  • Paradigms

    One of the biggest challenges in lean transformations is getting our teams and our leaders to understand and accept change—continual change—as the new normal in their work environment. There are those among us who claim to embrace or even enjoy change, but I don’t believe that many of us actually find it easy. We all use familiar paradigms to help us function effectively. New ideas create uncertainty, and we simply are not comfortable giving up control.