How Do You Implement Lean for Project Management?

Apply lean methodologies to project management to gain a competitive advantage. Published in "Project Times" website, October, 2011 Click here for original article. There’s no doubt that there is a vast amount of interest in lean principles. I’ve had multiple client requests – both ones who are interested in [...]

Press Release: Strategic Operations Consultant Lisa Anderson Shows Business Executives How to Succeed by Creating a Customer Service Edge

Originally published on PR Newswire on October 18, 2011 Business managers and entrepreneurs can thrive in today's new normal business environment with increased profitability and customer loyalty with already existing assets by creating a customer service edge, according to Lisa Anderson founder and President of LMA Consulting Group, Inc. [...]

2022-04-21T20:13:19-07:00October 18, 2011|Categories: In The News, Press Releases|

Are You Undervaluing Your Project Leaders?

As I just spoke on the “Secrets of Project Leadership Success in the New Normal” at ProjectWorld / BusinessAnalystWorld in Vancouver and had some fascinating discussions with other speakers and participants, it got me thinking about how often excpetion project managers are undervalued. As it’s clear that those companies [...]

2024-06-15T12:55:12-07:00October 11, 2011|Categories: In The News, Project Management|Tags: , |

Emerging Hot Topic – Transportation

With the price of fuel rising 30% from January to early June, transportation costs are rising in importance again. According to 80% of the finance chiefs interviewed by the Duke University/ CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook survey, high oil prices are hurting their business. I quickly learned that my [...]

2023-09-11T12:25:19-07:00September 15, 2011|Categories: Supply Chain Trade & Logistics, Transportation & Goods Movement|Tags: |

Got Cash?

You wouldn’t think so from the way companies are hoarding cash; however, in general, they have a stockpile of cash and remain leery to spend it. Last year, there was a 2% decrease in days working capital (DWC), according to CFO Magazine.

Value Your Project Team

Published in "Project Times" website, September, 2011 Click here for original article. In today’s new normal business environment, there is a lack of a robust recovery and fears of a double-dip recession. No more easy sales. No more easy profitability. Instead, it will require more expertise and creativity to [...]

2024-06-15T13:37:39-07:00September 7, 2011|Categories: In The News, Project Management|Tags: , , |

Deliver Project Results by Engaging Employees

Achieve project success by engaging employees through a clear vision, attainable goals and positive feedback. Published in "Project Times" website, August, 2011 Click here for original article. In today’s new normal business environment, sales are lackluster, cash is tight and material prices are squeezing margins. Thus, those projects which [...]

Defining the Entrepreneurial Spirit

As originally published in Inside Supply Management August 2011 Achieve an entrepreneurial spirit or be left to slowly wither away in today’s new normal business environment.  With the retiring of the baby boomers, high commodity prices and nagging unemployment, the new normal is characterized by weak sales growth (at [...]

2022-04-26T21:59:43-07:00August 1, 2011|Categories: In The News, Innovation, Leadership & Skills Development|

Project Management Tips

Published in "Project Times" website, July, 2011 Click here for original article. Project management has become an urgent priority! In the last few years, I’ve yet to see a client or talk with a business contact who hasn’t been concerned about achieving the results of key projects – on [...]

Project Management Priorities

Published in "Project Times" website, June, 2011 Click here for original article. In my 20 years of experience both as a former VP of Operations and a business consultant and entrepreneur, I've run across many different companies in different industries with different people, different processes and different systems, and [...]

2024-06-15T14:11:46-07:00June 22, 2011|Categories: In The News, Project Management|Tags: , , , |
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