“Within any complexity, there is an inherent simplicity that governs the throughput of any organization.”
I started to describe the second company as a different power cable company.
“Gerry,” Jordan immediately interjected. “Please don’t give me another story about a cable company.”
Ah, I thought, the arrogance of some consultants! But at the same time, I wanted to have Jordan’s full input on these cases, so I listened to his concern. Jordan continued, “To me, one real test is to see if these concepts work in a very complex business. But to convince me, I need you to identify an exponential growth opportunity in a different industry and a different part of the supply chain.”
“Jordan, so far the concept has been proven in over ...