4 10, 2017

Why you need a centralized database to be successful

If you are part of a growing company, you need a centralized database to be successful. There are many reasons that you might decide you’re ready for a centralized database and many benefits that you’ll get out of having one. You’ll be able to: Find information more quickly. Simplify your IT infrastructure. Have more accurate [...]

28 09, 2017

Is scope creep sabotaging your project success?

Scope creep can sneak up, morph, and destroy a project. Here’s how it occurs, and how to keep it at bay. Have you ever had a project that seems to be getting bigger all the time? At first it was manageable, but now it seems that everything, including the kitchen sink, has been tossed in? [...]

20 09, 2017

Create a culture of Assertive Respectful communication

Effective communication is the real work of leadership—and a skill you can learn. Learning how to engage Assertive Respectful communication will improve every aspect of your life. Do you have any processes that aren’t yielding the results you were hoping for? Most of us do, right? S0, what do you do about it? Is it [...]

13 09, 2017

How identifying Opportunities, Dangers, and Interesting Points will help you succeed with change

Every change, large or small, presents known and unknown opportunities and dangers. If you’re currently leading an organization or team through a change, being able to identify and articulate these opportunities and dangers is essential. How do you go about identifying these? By working with your group on an ODI list. With an ODI list, [...]

6 09, 2017

What’s a Process Culture, why you need it, how to get it

What happens when everyday, every employee’s behavior, attitude, and practices bring you closer to your strategic objectives? Then you have a “Process Culture.” Here are the 5 ways you can develop your Process Culture. What's a Process Culture? If you’ve ever had a Big Mac at McDonald's, you’ve probably noticed it tastes the same whether [...]

30 08, 2017

4 Key Steps to Change Management

Good business process management involves ensuring that the good idea behind a change initiative or improvement is translated to employees, and their work, once the change is in place. Let’s try an experiment: Pick up a pen or pencil with your dominant hand—for example, if you’re right-handed, use your right hand. For the next 10 [...]

23 08, 2017

How to create concise and clear process instructions

Creating a Culture of Productivity with Business Process Management Concise and clear process instructions are essential to success--whether you’re putting together furniture or running a business. Here’s how to improve your process instructions:

7 07, 2017

What’s the difference between a system and a process?

Business process management is a systematic approach to making an organization's workflow more effective, more efficient, and more capable of adapting to an ever-changing environment. To improve your workflow, you need to know the difference between a system and a process. When’s the last time you took a bus? In most cities, busses are part of [...]