Getting KPIs wrong can be a costly error

Getting your key performance indicators (KPIs) wrong can be a costly error for your business. When used effectively they can give significant competitive advantage, improve cost control and reduce overall process waste. If KPIs are that important why is it that understanding KPIs can be a real conundrum for some managers?

Make Cha, Cha, Cha’s an essential part of your daily productivity routine

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”

Want your Process improvement project to succeed – Try this tip

  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”

My pursuit of happiness in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close I’ve been thinking about 2017 and what lies ahead. Wanting to be proactive, I’ve decided to focus attention on my pursuit of happiness in 2017. Will my efforts bring money, fame, fortune? I hope so, though I seek something far more valuable and attainable for my efforts – happiness itself.

6 Simple daily actions to be a respected leader

  One of the many things that all good leaders have in common is they have the respect and admiration of those around them and being acutely aware of the responsibility that they carry. Yet, becoming a ‘good’ leader can be so elusive. In this post I’m going to share my 6 Simple daily actionsContinue reading “6 Simple daily actions to be a respected leader”