Why Blame Doesn’t Work

September 16, 2016 I've been spending the majority of my time this week with two clients:  one is preparing to go live on a new ERP system and the other is working to improve service levels by implementing improved planning and order flow processes.  Although these specific objectives are [...]

Leaders and “They”

Weak leadership is prevalent but surmountable by starting with an attitude adjustment. Instead of thinking of other leaders as “they”, remember that it’s a team effort and collaborate as “we”. 80% of leaders are not living up to the task! We come across hundreds of leaders every year – [...]

2023-09-17T03:44:56-07:00August 26, 2016|Categories: Leadership & Skills Development, Talent & Leadership|Tags: |

Successful CEOs/ Presidents & Leadership

August 5, 2016 Our APICS Inland Empire chapter went on a tour of Paulson Manufacturing, and it was simply excellent! It reminded me of how powerful the influence and impact of the CEO is on an organization. Roy Paulson, the President, not only spent considerable time with us talking [...]

People, People, & People

Your rate of success with customer service, increasing revenue, developing new products and gaining a competitive advantage all depends on people and who you have on your team. In real estate, almost everyone knows that location, location, location is the name of the game. The best house in the [...]

2023-09-16T11:36:32-07:00July 13, 2016|Categories: Talent / Skills Gap|Tags: , , , , |

Why ERP Success Has Little to Do with Systems

ERP success depends on the quality and understanding of the people involved, from suppliers to team members. After partnering with dozens of clients to help them select the “right” system that best fits their business requirements and partnering with many more to design the “right” processes in conjunction with [...]

Ideas to Reward Employees

Rewarding employees doesn’t have to be costly, but require your attention and time to make it meaningful to employees. There is a lot of talk about rewarding employees; however, I see little action. How do you reward employees? Do you consider it a priority? If you are willing to [...]

2023-09-16T11:45:43-07:00March 23, 2016|Categories: Leadership & Skills Development, Talent & Leadership|Tags: , |

Top Tips to Ensure Execution Success

Project execution is an uphill battle. Ensure success by devising a blueprint from executive commitment to follow up. Executive commitment – start with executive commitment. Otherwise, you might as well hang up your hat, as it is really unlikely to succeed. Provide a compelling case to senior leaders on [...]

2023-09-17T06:24:51-07:00March 7, 2016|Categories: Project Management|Tags: , , , , |

Want Success? Keep Culture Change in Mind.

When done correctly, culture change brings together the key ingredient for business success — people. After leaving the work force as a VP of Supply Chain and Operations with a successful track record, I knew I could help executives improve business performance; however, I had no idea how to [...]

2023-09-17T03:23:51-07:00February 29, 2016|Categories: Change Management / Culture Change, Talent & Leadership|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Interested in Growth? Beef Up Systems & Project Management

If business is booming make sure your project management leadership has systems in place to support growth. Published in "Project Times" website, September 18, 2015 Click here for original article. Companies are in growth. Every single client is growing – many quite dramatically while others a bit slower, yet [...]

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