Blueprint Bulletin

Upstream Thinking . . . You, Upstream

This year’s Blueprint Bulletin theme is around Upstream Thinking for Systems Improvement.  Dan Heath helps us think about downstream and upstream actions.  Throughout this series, connections have been made to systems improvement in the following Blueprint Bulletin editions: Blueprint Bulletin – three forces that push you downstream:  1) problem blindness, 2) lack of ownership, and …

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Upstream Thinking . . . Who will pay for what does not happen?

This year’s Blueprint Bulletin theme is around Upstream Thinking for Systems Improvement.  Dan Heath helps us think about downstream and upstream actions.  Throughout this series, we have made connections to systems improvement in the following Blueprint Bulletin editions: Blueprint Bulletin – three forces that push us downstream:  1) problem blindness, 2) lack of ownership, and …

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Upstream Thinking . . . How to know you’re succeeding?

“When faced with a difficult question, we often answer an easier one instead, often without realizing the substitution.” ~ Dan Heath This year’s Blueprint Bulletin theme is around Upstream Thinking for Systems Improvement. The first Blueprint Bulletin began our series where the primary focus was around the three forces that push us downstream:  1) problem …

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Upstream Thinking . . . How to get early warning of the problem?

“When we can foresee a problem, we have more maneuvering room to fix it.  That’s why a key question bearing on upstream efforts is:  How can you get early warning of the problem you’re trying to solve?” ~Dan Heath This year’s Blueprint Bulletin theme is around Upstream Thinking for Systems Improvement. The first Blueprint Bulletin …

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