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SAC: Successful Organizations Move Beyond the Great Resignation

"Our most successful clients see employees as their #1 asset," points out Lisa Anderson, president of Claremont, CA-based LMA Consulting Group, Inc. and manufacturing expert known for creating supply chain resiliency. "People don't leave companies; they leave people. Thus, successful companies prioritize people.

Shortages Impacting Revenue & Forecasts

2021 was plagued with shortages. As discussed in clients’ demand planning/ forecasting meetings, history is not representative of the future. In one example, the client experienced material shortages and couldn’t sell what customers requested, and so carrying that forecast into the New Year would deliberately carry that issue into 2022.

NOW is the Time to Invest in Employees

Are you investing in your employees? If you have employees who want to do a good job but who don't have the tools and skills to accomplish this goal, you'll end up with frustrated employees who are not engaged. What percentage of your employees do you think are in [...]

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SIOP for Revenue Growth & Predictability

We have received quite a few calls lately with the underlying theme of revenue growth and predictability, and it got us thinking: Doesn't every executive want revenue predictability and growth? Certainly the successful ones do! If your revenue is tough to predict from week-to-week, month-to-month and year-to-year, it might [...]

The Skills Gap in the Modern Era

People are the #1 topic on our most successful clients' executives minds. That's because these clients realize that even the best strategies and plans will fail without people. On the other hand, we have seen clients that appear the least likely to succeed overcome great obstacles to not only [...]

The Resilient Supply Chain: Cross-Organizational Collaboration

I've been coordinating a process involving several disparate players, ranging from multiple educational institutions who are not aligned with one another, government players (with many differing goals), and business partners (with a completely different set of needs).  Although there are others, these 3 core groups are more than enough!   [...]

How to Keep Your Team’s Morale Up During Change

Team morale can take a hit during times of intense change. Motivate your team with a relatable, easy-to-understand vision and keep them informed every step of the way. Published in "Liquid Planners" website, July 20, 2015 Click here for original article. Change is the only constant! Dramatic growth is [...]

How to Increase Teamwork to Ensure Project Success

Encouraging strong teamwork paves the way for successful projects completion which contribute to company improvements and growth. Published in "Project Times" website, November 10, 2015 Click here for original article. As I work with manufacturing and distribution clients from all industries such as aerospace, building products, and medical products [...]

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