The Gremlin Strategy, or How to Ward Off Disruption
JUNE 26, 2015
After reading his 1999 book High Velocity Leadership , we invited Brian to guest speak about the Mars Pathfinder project, and he soon he became a regular fixture in the University of Toyota’s “lean” leadership curriculum. One of my all-time favorite stories is the one he told about the Pathfinder team’s approach to a “don’t fail” strategy. Enter what I call the “Gremlin” strategy. As Brian tells it in High Velocity Leadership : They were certain but entirely wrong.