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 harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.”
– James Allen
Transformation Versus Disruption
We hear more and more about how companies are seeking to transform themselves, or that they are launching a transformation initiative. And as expected, there is the corresponding increase in transformation conferences, symposia, articles and books. But what exactly is “transformation”?
In essence, transformation occurs when something that was turns into something completely different. In nature, we can see examples of transformation when a caterpillar turns into a butterfly or when a volcano creates an island…
So how is all of this related to Continuous Improvement in business? Consider this…
Operational Excellence Summit +
SoR MasterClass and Workshop
October 12 – 13, 2018
Latrobe, PA, USA
Join us at the Kennametal Center for Operational Excellence (KCOE) for the KCOE Operational Excellence Summit, followed by the official State of Readiness MasterClass & Workshop presented by Joseph Paris.
Global Business Readiness & Culture of Leadership Summit
November 7 – 9, 2018 | Barcelona, Spain
Join global heads in Barcelona, Spain to hear Joseph Paris speak about Process Improvement, Lean Six Sigma – and how to reach a State of Readiness.
Southern Tier Industry Summit
November 21, 2018 | Binghamton, NY, USA
Joseph Paris will be delivering a keynote talk on achieving a State of Readiness at this superb event, and as a participant, you will receive a free copy of his groundbreaking book by the same name.
Join us today with our favorite bespeckled guest, Phil “Just like it Sounds” Gerbyshak – and the first return guest to our show. In this episode, we will discuss the importance of effective communication and we will discuss the impact of Social Media in all its forms on ourselves and our society; the good, the bad, the ugly…
Our guest in this episode of “State of Readiness” is Donald Kuk; continuous improvement expert extraordinaire. We are certain that you will find his experiences, stories, and insights as fascinating as we did.
So much has been written on the various approaches for the successful implementation of an ERP system, but there is very little material on the selection process and what it takes to make a successful decision.