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How to Build a Culture of Responsibility - Marshall Atkinson

How to Build a Culture of Responsibility

I hate to break it to you, but if you are frustrated by the lack of responsible employees in your company, that culture is one-hundred percent your fault. Not your employees! Here's what I mean. Read these examples and tell me if they…

The Pertinent Negative

In our shops we are always inundated with questions.  How much for this?  What about that?  Can you design me something for my event?  Always with my favorite instruction, “Just do something cool!” Sometimes, there are challenges from…
Shop Management Leadership Basics

All Eyes Are On You - Shop Management Leadership Basics

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  Probably most people think that being hired or promoted as a manager in a shop means that you are in charge of a series of tasks or outcomes, or even an entire “department”; but in truth the cold, honest fact is that your main…
Shop Management Leadership Basics

How to Improve the Biggest Variable in Your Company: People

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Your company’s biggest variable for success is your people.  Everything your company is known for is a direct result of their motivation, engagement, training, effort, and skill.  Chances are you have a good group that already works for…
Shop Management Leadership Basics

Change Your People – or – Change Your People

Last week I attended a wonderful event here in Milwaukee that the WMEP (http://www.wmep.org/) produced called “Manufacturing Matters”.  This event was loaded with networking opportunities, information sharing, classes on different subjects,…