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Stop Using Band-Aids To Cover Up Problems

Stop Using Band-Aids to Cover Up Problems

Band-Aid Definition: an adhesive bandage with a gauze pad in the center used to cover minor wounds. a makeshift or temporary solution. Noun: band-aid; plural noun: band-aids "a band-aid solution to a much deeper problem" We're obviously…
Accountability Is Binary - Marshall Atkinson

Accountability is Binary

Ready to nerd out? How about this phrase, "Accountability is Binary"? I was speaking with a coaching client a few weeks ago about a few employee challenges they were facing. During the conversation, our dialog path focused on the fact that…
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…
Warning! There is a Thief in Your Shop! - Marshall Atkinson

Warning!  There is a Thief in Your Shop!

Don’t look now, but you are being robbed blind and you don’t even know it.  This particular thief is sneaky, devious, and is virtually invisible. If you could somehow make out the face of this culprit, would you recognize it?  Maybe.…
Warning! There is a Thief in Your Shop! - Marshall Atkinson

Keys to Success – Building an Accurate Production Schedule

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Hopefully your sales are at a point where your production schedule is crowded and full of orders to produce.  As everyone knows, it’s pretty easy to prioritize work when there are fewer jobs to sort through.  However, once the schedule is…