Believe in yourself If you’re faced with a ‘failing’ improvement project what would you do? There’s many reasons why projects fail. I’d say that the lack of stakeholder engagement is a common cause.
Process change is easy, right? You have lots of spare cash to invest in change, process quality has never been an issue, you’ve got all the time and energy to do what’s required and the risk of alienating your workforce doesn’t worry you in the slightest!
I wrote a post a few days on LinkedIn about the secret to successful change. I wanted to follow that up with what I consider is a sure way to hinder robust change; that of how you engage with your key stakeholders. To be more precise not to confuse effective stakeholder engagement with ‘sucking up’Continue reading “Effective stakeholder engagement is more about being a critical friend”
What is this thing called Lean? The science of Lean could help you improve your business, drive quality and delivery performance to customers, reduce business costs and empower your workforce towards a culture of continuous improvement. Too good to be true, it doesn’t have to be?
Lean and quality improvement are an excellent way to drive operational excellence across your organisation, empower staff in process improvement and drive customer satisfaction. The thought of quality improvement can be daunting as you’re ‘really busy’, and ‘it’s just not the right time to be thinking about an improvement project’.
Planning and preparing to be productive is a full-time job, let alone the time actually spent being productive. From the early morning review, to focussing on being ‘focussed’ and not flicking from one social media notification to the other, being productive is tiring. Being productive is rewarding (let’s face it you get loads done) andContinue reading “Make Cha, Cha, Cha’s an essential part of your daily productivity routine”
Have you have tried process improvement in the past and found it didn’t yield the required benefits? Did it become too difficult to manage? Were senior stakeholders wanting ‘more’, ‘quicker’? With an increasingly challenging economic horizon, the need for process improvement and remaining competitive is as great as ever. So, if you want your improvement project toContinue reading “Want your Process improvement project to succeed – Try this tip”
“Our dreams do not have to be constrained by who we are today, All we have to do is believe there are friends out there who care to dream the way we do, Together as one we can carry the heaviest of burdens, Even with the smallest of hands” Have a great 2017,Continue reading “2017 Make it a year to remember”