During a recent client engagement, the client told us that their scrap rate was their biggest challenge and was the number one reason that they were struggling to be profitable. The runner-up was capacity within the shop processes, since they believed that running more jobs through the shop would make them more profitable. However, after… Read more »
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We live in a world of change, complexity and uncertainty. And given the ups and downs of a cyclical economy that we experience in Alberta, companies continually have to navigate through these uncertain and challenging economic times. This can result in organizational changes, layoffs, as well as mergers and acquisitions. It can also provide a… Read more »
Who hasn’t wanted a Culture of Innovation in their organization? After all, we are constantly inundated with articles, video interviews and books telling us we must have one; that we can’t be successful without it. Countless organizations have tried wholesale “change management” or “organizational transformations” to get one, which takes a long time, requiring commitment… Read more »
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it… Read more »
Picture it: you come up with an innovative idea on how to reduce the number of errors that occur in your warehouse when packing up and shipping out your product. You bring the idea to your boss, only to be told that he doesn’t have time to hear your thoughts. You’re discouraged and forget all about it,… Read more »
Coaching is the best known method of developing the capacity for continued improvements in all processes within an organization. But how do you make the improvements stick around long enough to make a difference?
Day 30: You made it! This was no small feat so it’s time to give yourself a pat on the back. Read on for your last challenge.
Day 29: Investing in your staff will make them feel valued.
Day 28: You are closing in on the finish line! Give it all you’ve got in these last couple of challenges.