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Goal Setting Is Often An Act of Desperation: Part 6

06/19/2024 |

In the final episode of the goal setting in classrooms series, John Dues and Andrew Stotz discuss the last three of the 10 Key Lessons for implementing Deming in schools. They finish up with the example of Jessica’s 4th-grade science class.

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Goal Setting Is Often An Act of Desperation: Part 5

06/12/2024 |

In this episode, John Dues and Andrew Stotz apply lessons five through seven of the 10 Key Lessons for implementing Deming in classrooms. They continue using Jessica’s fourth-grade science class as an example to illustrate the concepts in action.

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How to Test for Understanding: Awaken Your Inner Deming (Part 22)

05/23/2024 |

How do you know that the learning you and your colleagues are doing is leading to changes in behavior? In this episode, Bill and Andrew discuss little tests you can do to see if the transformation you’re working toward is really happening.

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Transparency Among Friends: Awaken Your Inner Deming (Part 21)

05/09/2024 |

How can you make lasting change at your organization? Recruit your friends! In this discussion, Bill Bellows lays out his experience recruiting and working with a small group to make big changes in a large company.

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Goal Setting Is Often An Act of Desperation: Part 4

05/02/2024 |

Can a 4th grade class decide on an operational definition of “joy in learning”? In part 4 of this series, educator John Dues and host Andrew Stotz discuss a real-world example of applying Deming in a classroom. This episode covers the first part of the story, with more to come in future episodes!

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System of Profound Wisdom: Awaken Your Inner Deming (Part 20)

04/17/2024 |

Dr. Deming developed his philosophy over time and in conversations with others, not in isolation. As learners, we tend to forget that context, but it’s important to remember because no one implements Deming in isolation, either. In this conversation, Bill Bellows and host Andrew Stotz discuss how there’s no such thing as a purely Deming organization and why that’s good.

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Transforming How We Think: Awaken Your Inner Deming (Part 19)

04/10/2024 |

What happens if you transform HOW you think? In this episode, Bill Bellows and host Andrew Stotz discuss the problem of thinking in one dimension at a time (as we were taught in school) and its impact on our ability to solve problems. BONUS: Book recommendations to broaden your understanding of Deming and more.

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Goal Setting Is Often An Act of Desperation: Part 3

04/03/2024 |

In part 3 of this series, John Dues and host Andrew Stotz talk about the final 5 lessons for data analysis in education. Dive into this discussion to learn more about why data analysis is essential and how to do it right.

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Organizations are Holograms: Awaken Your Inner Deming (Part 18)

03/27/2024 |

In this episode, Bill Bellows and host Andrew Stotz discuss seeing organizations as holograms—3D images. Holograms show all parts from different views at once. Learn how using the lens of the System of Profound Knowledge lets you see the problems and opportunities for transformation.

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Goal Setting Is Often An Act of Desperation: Part 2

03/20/2024 |

Do you struggle to meet your goals or targets? Find out how you can change your thinking about goals and your process for setting them so you can keep moving forward. In this episode, John Dues and host Andrew Stotz discuss the first five of John’s 10 Key Lessons for Data Analysis.

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