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To Grow, You Gotta Know

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Company growth does not need to be as complicated as we might think. But, to get the results we want as a company, we must invest in 2 main areas: 1) ongoing personal growth for the leadership team and 2) working together to identify the company’s top priorities. These will prove to be the key […]

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The Principles of Operational Effectiveness

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Most companies when looking to improve their operations typically seek to implement a tool – 5S, Standard Work, Pull Systems, Total Productive Maintenance, etc.  Tools are not the place to start if you want to sustainably improve your operations.  When I tell companies, we need to start with three things – mindset, people and principles, […]

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Personal Accountability

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If you want an accountable organization, there is only one place to start – with you – the leader!  Let’s unpack this a bit because lack of accountability is one of the most frequent complaints, I’ve heard from business leaders over the years. It’s usually couched in words from leaders grumbling about their managers that […]

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Accountability Helps You Live Up to Your Potential

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I think that one of the most important things we can do to help each other stay on track during the difficult times we are all experiencing is to hold each other “Accountable.” Why you ask?  Many of us are suffering from the long-term effects brought about by Covid-19 and by recent civil unrest and […]

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Process Improvement Planning

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When it comes to improving operations, companies often jump in with both feet before they have developed a strategic process improvement plan. Someone reads about a methodology that claims can solve all of their company’s problems and they attempt implementation, often experiencing little to no success. The downside of this approach is that it focuses […]

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APPLYING STRATEGIC THINKING SKILLS FOR ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS

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If you Google the term “Strategic Thinking” you get 455 million results in about .64 seconds! There is certainly no shortage of information about “Strategic Thinking.  However, leaders often get stuck where to start so I will focus on what you can do to get a “Strategic Thinking” dialogue going inside your organization. First, let’s […]

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