Strategy

May 28, 2020

Strategy Execution: How to establish your breakthrough objectives to achieve your organization’s vision

Free webinar: June 16, 2020 at 10 am CST Discover how to identify the high leverage actions that really make a difference in your organization’s long-term […]
May 17, 2020

The Importance of Process Mapping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Are your work processes broken or outdated? If so, your ability to navigate this COVID-19 crisis is seriously hampered. The fallout from COVID-19 has seen companies […]
May 7, 2020

Transform the Way You Run Your Business. Become Agile.

It is difficult to change when you have been managing your business the same way for years and enjoying a great deal of success— “If it […]
May 5, 2020

It’s All About Creating Customer Value

Some time ago a colleague, who specializes in diversity and inclusion consulting, contacted me about how frustrated she was in trying to convince the “C suite” […]
April 27, 2020

Business Agility Profile

WHAT IS BUSINESS AGILITY? Agility has emerged as the successor to mass production. Agility is a comprehensive response to the business challenges of profiting from rapidly […]
April 20, 2020

Bad People or Bad Process

How many times do we see managers blame people for defects, delays, scrap, and other quality related problems? Whenever I hear managers pointing the blame I […]
April 5, 2020

Marketing Change

When implementing any continuous improvement initiative, like Lean, Six Sigma or business process improvement you must be able to market change. In order for sustained change […]
March 18, 2020

We Must Become Agile in Delivering Process Improvement Results

                In my roles as a Director and Vice President of Quality in Corporate America the biggest issue I […]
February 15, 2020

Management Only Understands the Language of Money

I was introduced to the above truism by the late Joseph Juran. As a fledgling quality practitioner, I was the recipient of a great deal of […]
February 9, 2020

Strategy Execution – Implementation and Final Review

This the final installment of our strategy execution process. After the completed plan has been reviewed and approved by your top management team, your organization is […]
November 13, 2019

Strategy Execution – Developing High Level Strategies

Planning Stage 4: Developing High-Level Strategies In this post we will describe the methods for achieving the breakthrough objectives. First Level Strategy Development Your planning team […]
November 4, 2019

Strategy Execution-Establishing the Breakthrough Objectives

Planning Stage 3: Establishing Breakthrough Objectives In this post we will discuss setting focused high-leveraged objectives to work on the vision. There can be more than […]
October 28, 2019

Strategy Execution – Developing the Vision

Planning Stage 2: Developing the Vision  The most effective way to set the future direction of your organization is to develop a shared vision of what […]