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Go From Chaos to Clarity

Go From Chaos to Clarity

We will dig deep into moving from chaos to clarity for today's article. Chaos is when something is NOT working the way it should. Clarity is just the opposite. It's not only working, but it is specifically working with precision. Chaos…
The Magic of CBE: Career Best Effort

The Magic of CBE: Career Best Effort

Today I want to share an idea that I just bumped into...Career Best Effort or CBE for short. Lately, I've been working with methods of gathering, using, and visualizing production data to help shops make better decisions. That's the fun…
Workflow Balance

Workflow Balance

How balanced is your shop with your processes? Are you on schedule? Do you have bottlenecks in your shop that you can't locate? Sometimes this can be a hidden problem, so let's shed some light on the subject. For example, let's talk about…
How to Find More Profit

How to Find More Profit

Profit is not a dirty word. For businesses, it is good to be profitable. But for many companies in this industry, (yours perhaps?) the owners and leaders do not know how to calculate profit, how to increase profit, or even how to think about…
Two T-shirt Business Trends That Matter

Two T-shirt Business Trends That Matter

When you think of business trends what immediately comes to mind? Movement? Tendencies? Fads? I think trying to predict business trends is akin to almost being a weatherperson on tv. "45% chance of rain tomorrow." Will they be…
What Does It Mean To Be A Professional

What Does It Mean To Be A Professional?

Just what does it mean to be a professional? Well, in the first place it means that you are no longer an amateur. That you are good enough at something that someone will actually hand you money. However, you can be a really advanced…