Issue: 2018-11 October 2018 Message from the Founder “For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come!” -William Shakespeare It is that time of year. The trees have lost their leaves in a blaze of glory; going from green to barren and brown in a matter of days. For the next couple
If you are reading this, you probably engage in professional networking on social media. And if you are like me, you have been engaging for a very long time. The motivation is probably similar to mine. You want to learn and understand what’s going on in your profession, your industry, your community – and probably
Issue: 2018-09 September 2018 Message from the Founder The days are getting shorter and the air is more crisp. For me, it’s the time of year when my energy level increases for I am not a fan of the heat of Summer. Indeed, it is my favorite time of year. “The law of
Issue: 2018-08 August 2018 Message from our Founder The origins of the summer holiday break are often believed to be rooted in agriculture. It is widely believed that the school calendar follows the agrarian farming calendar population across the world primarily consisted of a farming population. In the Spring, people were busy with preparing
I hear all too often from professionals in Continuous Improvement how “Senior Leadership does not give me the support I need”. Some go further by making the claim that “Senior Leadership just doesn’t understand”. And some go further still and make the suggesting there is a conscious, if not curious, effort by senior leaders to sabotage
Welcome to Episode 31 of The Outliers Inn – Prosolver Solutions Topic: Join us as we discuss Mark’s 36 year career at Xerox and how he assisted with the application of various Lean disciplines over the years and what he’s been up to since he “retired”. Listen now!
Issue: 2018-07 July 2018 Dog Days of Summer The origin of the phrase, “the dog days of summer”, actually has nothing to do with the notion that dogs (and most people) are really lazy when it’s especially hot during the summer months. The ancient Romans associated the hottest days of the year with the
If you ever find yourself saying; “There must be a better way”, I can guarantee you that there is. All we must do is find it. And, once a successful solution is suspected, try it. And when found, implement. One of the biggest stones in my shoe was scheduling appointments and calls. It was a