Processes Transcend Goals

Processes Transcend Goals

In any business, there are plenty of reasons why setting goals is a good thing. For one, it gives us a brass ring to reach. In fact, I've written many articles that are either about setting SMART goals, or used the concept of SMART goals…
Reverse Mentoring

Adopt the Concept of "Reverse Mentoring"

Mentoring. You've heard of that right?  That's when an experienced old pro guides someone through to a faster solution, or quicker way to understand something. I have my mentors and I'll bet you do as well.  I've even mentored a bunch…
Squirrels and Shiny Objects: How Not To Get Distracted

Squirrels & Shiny Objects: How Not To Get Distracted

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Distracted at work? Have you ever wondered how other people and companies seem to accelerate and do so much more than you every day? I named this article "Squirrels and Shiny Objects" because it seems that for some folks they veer off the…
Start Up Procedures

Key to Better Shop Efficiency? Start Up Procedures

Just. Start. Already. How you do that can make a gigantic difference to your overall shop efficiency. What do you emphasize in your company? When I travel and go to shops, one of the things I love to observe is how the entire company starts…
Momentum is Power

Learn Why Momentum Is Power

"Momentum is power.", said famed inspirational leader Tony Robbins. Have you ever pondered the concept of momentum? At rest, nothing much happens. The effort and sweat needed to get started with anything can often be intense. But once…
Avalanche of Accountability

Avalanche of Accountability

How is the accountability level in your shop? You know, the daily level of "Get 'Er Done"! I'm not singling out production either. They often get the short end of the stick when other departments upstream don't hit all of their goals like…