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Michael NirThe Pragmatist's Guide to Corporate Lean Strategyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3537-9_9

9. First 12 Months

Executing, Mentoring, and Reviewing
Michael Nir1 
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

It has been 12 months since you started. What should your daily schedule look like? What should you emphasize?

The first year flew by. As you’ll read in section three, the first 12 months of any transformation are intense and rewarding, filled with success and failure. Table 9-1 details the expected percentage of time allocated around the yearly anniversary of the transformation.
Table 9-1.

Expected Percentage of Time Allocated–First 12 Months


Time Spent


Define vision


Revisit the vision

Identify customer personas ...

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