One of the greatest complaints we hear from senior managers is “projects are successfully completed, but I’m not seeing a significant change to the bottom line.” That’s because in the Define stage of (DMAIC), Lean Six Sigma experts don’t ...
The 5 Essential Ingredients for Successful Change
In the corporate world and life change is inevitable. Despite this, there is lots of evidence of change failing to deliver the desired results. What do those changes that succeed have as their essential ingredients?1. CommitmentIf anything is ...
The Biggest Challenge To Change - The Status Quo
Creating change, accepting change, making change work, being rewarded by change - all are resisted by that condition called the Status Quo. And most of the time we don't even realize it.A story to illustrate my point:I was out ...
Managing Grief In The Workplace
Illness or a death in the family is the second most common problem which affects workplace performance followed only by stress. Last year 81% of the United States workforce was impacted by crisis and grief due to events such as: death, illness, accidents, terrorism, divorce, finances, and downsizing....