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Category Archives: Simplicity
10 Lessons from May’s Invitational Boot Camp

June 6, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Last week I had the privilege of facilitating Boot Camp for seventeen amazing individuals.  I take the challenge to impart a new perspective very seriously, while having some fun, and feel nervous before every session.  And then I remember: they are not the only ones learning.  The biggest […]

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The Fly in the Bottle

March 26, 2012

By Tom Myrick, Financial Protection Services Expert Tom Myrick led a bank-owned insurance business to over $1billion in revenue.  He applied his experience as a process owner, product manager, and consumer products marketer.  Most of all, he instilled in a discipline of listening to the customer.   “What is my aim in philosophy? To show […]

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Experiment to Resolution

March 22, 2012

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group My husband is a closet technology geek.  In his downtime he dabbles in computer programming.  He enjoys the challenge and I appreciate the Jetson-esque ease of an automated home. Yesterday he was explaining to me the ‘behind the scenes’ workings of our entertainment system.  I politely nodded my […]

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Elegantly Simple – How To Know When It’s The Right Solution

September 27, 2011

“I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity.”  – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Reading the article The Simplest Health Solutions? It’s Complicated in The New York Times, I was reminded of many presentations we have attended where […]

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Fairly Efficient

February 21, 2011

By John Munce, Deployment Executive, The Tatham Group The seven of us gathered to divide the spoils.  Our uncle had died and left everything to the nieces and nephews.  He left explicit instructions for the guns and cars, vague instructions for the furniture and household goods, and the instruction that family furniture from our grandparents […]

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Pardon my Distaste

February 1, 2011

By John Munce, Deployment Executive, The Tatham Group May I be permitted to hate PowerPoint? Hundreds of slide decks–printed, projected, emailed, LiveMeeting-ed, and slide-showed–I still find PowerPoint mind numbing.  Not just the content, though many a snore-inducing session have I endured. It’s the PowerPoint structure itself that grates on my nerves. I am not alone.  […]

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Making Rules That Stick

April 3, 2010

By John Munce, Deployment Executive, The Tatham Group Somebody has to make the rules. Like sports, activities of groups of people need some boundaries, some goals, some measures, and some limits on proper play. Somebody has to make them up. Anyone who’s tried to write the rules of a game, or the steps of a […]

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