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Eliminating Waste

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…

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Operational Excellence and a State of Readiness – Phil Gerbyshak

What is Operational Excellence – and why should you care? Joseph Paris explains: Operational Excellence is a state of readiness attained as the efforts throughout the enterprise reach a state of alignment for pursuing its strategies; where the corporate culture is committed to the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance AND the circumstances of…

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Lean Six Sigma – Reality or a Myth?

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.” —John F. Kennedy It seems at every conference, symposium, or other gathering of thought leaders for higher learning where the topic is Lean Six Sigma, many of the attendees—and almost all of…