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Create an Effective Virtual Learning Experience

Create an Effective Virtual Learning Experience

Last March, I enjoyed co-teaching one week of a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt class to a group of healthcare professionals. The group already completed a two-week Green Belt training course and led an improvement project in their respective hospitals. As certified Green...

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Rich Data, Poor Data

Rich Data, Poor Data

We live in a world of big data, which gets used in countless ways. “Big data” refers to data that is so large, fast or complex that it’s difficult or impossible to process using traditional methods and gained momentum in the early 2000s. The way organizations manage...

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Lean to the Rescue

Lean to the Rescue

For many small and midsize organizations with a few hundred up to a few thousand employees, COVID-19 has jolted businesses in unforeseen ways. This pandemic has forced us into a deluge of change, from keeping people and customers safe, managing supply chain issues,...

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Building Trust Within Your Remote Team

Building Trust Within Your Remote Team

New LinkedIn article: "Building Trust Within Your Remote Team" For the past several weeks, many of us began working from home (or WFH). For some of you, working in remote environments has plunged you into a realm of the unknown.  However, for many, WFH has been the...

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Lessons from Mister Keating

Lessons from Mister Keating

With the onset of streaming services for movies, there are a plethora of movie choices available to be watched at any time. As an Amazon Prime customer, our family occasionally enjoys watching an older movie or TV show in an attempt to share (or relive) pop culture...

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Are You Working on the Right Projects?

Are You Working on the Right Projects?

If your organization is getting started with continuous improvement or has been on its journey for the past several years, a common success factor remains—valid project selection (see last month’s blog for more success factors and how to assess your progress). There...

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Tell Your Transformation Story

Tell Your Transformation Story

When I think of storytelling, I think of autobiographies and biographies that tell a life story. However, over the past few years, I learned that storytelling has a broader purpose in transformation efforts and is a critical component of process improvement work....

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A Model to Assess Performance Improvement

A Model to Assess Performance Improvement

Happy New ’Year in Review’ for Your Organization’s Performance Improvement Efforts 2020 is here, and we hope it's a wonderful year for all our customers, partners, colleagues and friends! I hope everyone took some time to wind down, enjoy time with family, and...

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Create a Consistent Coaching Style

Create a Consistent Coaching Style

As a follow up to “What Makes an Effective Coach,” I will build on the tips presented in the previous blog to create a more consistent coaching style. Initially, I approached coaching relationships with no formal method or technique, other than to be a good listener...

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