Four keys in making Process Improvement part of your organization’s DNA

As companies face the uncertainty of inflation and a looming recession, what would it mean if your company can annually reduce its operating costs 3 to 5%?  A focused process and performance improvement initiative will deliver that level of savings and change your culture to reach higher levels of profitability for years to come.         AContinue reading “Four keys in making Process Improvement part of your organization’s DNA”

Designing and Building the Right Operational Processes

Are you a business owner who is on the cusp of growth but struggling to make it to the next level? What is preventing you from getting to the next level?  Are you depending on people to make your operational processes more efficient and productive to be successful, and despite their best efforts, your operationsContinue reading “Designing and Building the Right Operational Processes”

Culture as a Business Advantage

Last week, I attended the Missouri Association of Manufacturers Trade Show and Conference in Springfield MO.  There were about 80 exhibitor booths of both solution providers and companies sharing their best practices.  The displays were augmented by 5 conference sessions and another 2 breakouts sessions on topics of key importance to the local manufacturing industry. Continue reading “Culture as a Business Advantage”

Upcoming Webinar

As I have progressed through my career journey, I found myself struggling and frustrated trying to solve those nagging business problems that eat away at bottom-line. However, along the way, I discovered an eight-step framework to help attack these issues, and I’m happy to share them with small-business owners today. Next week, I’ll be hostingContinue reading “Upcoming Webinar”

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team Video Blog Series

I invite you to spend a few moments reviewing my video blog series recapping Patrick Lencioni’s The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. I discuss each dysfunction with examples from sports teams and from the business world. Please reach out to me directly with any feedback that you have or leave comments here.