Tag Archives: Business process improvement

The value of good data in assessing our performance

At the beginning of any project or strategy, we take time to set our goals and performance measures. The performance measures are important as they will reveal whether we are successful at delivering on our goals or not. When setting … Continue reading

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There will always be storms, know how to sail your ship.

(For someone close to me who is starting off in worklife – Diana) This wise advice I found on a sign in a store in Kennebunk Port Maine. It reminds us that we need a skill set that will serve … Continue reading

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Surviving “Retreats”

At this time of year there is an unusual level of activity devoted to “retreats“, “away days” and “strategy days”. Many managers believe that taking the team out of the office for the day, and having them engaging in games, … Continue reading

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Are you needing some new ideas in 2011?

via blogs.parc.com As the new year starts, we are often involved in planning pursuits, everything from corporate strategy to the family holiday. Here are some good ideas to help you get off to a good start. I am also a … Continue reading

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How to acheive sustained high performance without your Blackberry

Over the holiday season, many of us are away from technology, and some of us go through angst. However, as suggested in the article below, new tools do not always make us more productive. http://baselinescenario.com/2010/02/11/the-myth-of-efficiency/ Mobile devices can put us … Continue reading

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Using six dimensions to create great leaders at work

Great business leaders know that there is a lot more to becoming a leader than simply being assigned to the role of manager. A manager is primarily an administrator. The job of a manager is to run a section, group … Continue reading

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