Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – August 2018

Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – August 2018

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…

The Fault Lies Not in the Stars, but Within Ourselves

The Fault Lies Not in the Stars, but Within Ourselves

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…

Crafting a convenient truth: The crisis of leadership

Crafting a convenient truth: The crisis of leadership

The number, size and scope of things distracting management’s attention from the task of running the business continues to expand at an increasing pace.  Denial of the threats from smoldering issues drives leaders to underestimate the potential for reputational and financial damage that can be caused by bad information gone viral.  If you want senior…