Lori Schmidt, CEO of Productivity Alberta, is taking our team through a 30-Day Leadership Challenge. She is showing us that we have the opportunity to demonstrate leadership every day – within the company and through our external interactions. And we want to share those challenges with you! Much of the material has been pulled from the book “The Leadership Challenge” by Kouzes and Posner.
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American Airlines’ new daily non-stop from EIA to DFW gives Edmontonians access to AA and the OneWorld Alliance’s biggest US hub, with connections to destinations across the American south, Latin America and beyond, as well as fast travel to the heart of the Lone Star State. For more on what this new route has to offer, saddle up and read on!
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. – Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
Taking an established product to a new market can be tricky but Teledyne VariSystems is making sure they’re prepared with a continuous improvement program. Find out how our Aerospace and Defence Productivity and Competitiveness Pilot Program helped get them on the right track.
For small companies, preparing for growth in a new market can be a big job. LubeCorp Manufacturing Inc. did it with help from Productivity Alberta and the Aerospace and Defence Productivity and Competitiveness Pilot Program.
This may send shivers down the spines of control freaks everywhere, but let’s face it: Rewarding employees for a job well done when it’s the same job they’ve been doing all day, every day for months or years gets really old, really fast.
In an increasingly competitive market, businesses have never been so heavily reliant on their people. But, are we helping them to perform at their best?
Almost all companies have several standard operating procedures in place to ensure that the workplace remains safe and that the quality, cost and delivery of products and services is controlled. But if yours is like most companies, you encounter at least the occasional challenge when it comes to compliance with SOPs, making them not quite as standard as they should be.
Are you building a culture of continuous improvement within your organization? The first step is engaging in true leadership and seeing how it relates to productivity improvement efforts. What is true leadership…?
Change starts from within and bad habits are hard to break but Productivity Alberta’s pilot Adoption ICT program armoured a Calgary construction company with useful tools and better processes