Lean/Agile Leader, Corporate Trainer, Speaker
Hi, welcome to my web site. I'm an Enterprise Metaphysician.
What's an Enterprise Metaphysician?
That's me. I work with others to get the most out of people, teams, and organisations. I take from whatever discipline I know that is appropriate for the context I am faced with.
- I'm a Lean advocate, but don't simply copy Toyota; there are other ways to be successful
- I'm an Agile guy, but recognise there's a lot of "Agile" rubbish floating about
- I'm a Systems Thinking fan, but know at times you have to work within less than ideal situations
- I'm a dreamer, but also a pragmatist
- I'm a scholar, but sometimes a fool
Where did the term come from?
Del Close was a seminal teacher of improvisational theatre and comedy in the 20th century. When he worked on the television show Saturday Night Live he was credited as House Metaphysician.
I like the term because of its etymology while at the same time poking fun at job titles. People are capable of much more than what position they are ascribed to.