Thoughts on Leadership

Thoughts on leadership

How can you become a strong leader who inspires others, drives people toward excellence, holds people accountable, and instills a sense of trust? Learning what makes a great leader is your first step. Here are some things you can do to become the leader you've always wanted to be: … [Read more...]

An Overview of Lean Enterprise Thinking

So, just what is "lean" and why is it relevant for us? If we're already the most expert roofer, plumber, physician, or architect in our area, isn't "lean" just more consulting mumbo jumbo? No! In fact, "lean enterprise" is a winning banner under which several supporting methods have been developed to drive superior performance and healthy long-term organizational development. … [Read more...]

What Will It Take For Us To Survive In Today’s Economy

What will it take to survive in today's economy

Communicate like crazy, being humble but firm with clear targets for getting through the upcoming period. Delegate various people to your team and hold each accountable for finding creative solutions to turn dead/slow/surplus assets into cash and eliminate waste. Ask for volunteers to scale back weekly hours or take short-term leaves. You might be surprised at the number … [Read more...]