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The Squirrel and The Groundhog

I attended a squirrel fest this week. That’s how my BFF refers to a gathering of managers at a leadership conference. In her lexicon, managers are squirrels, scurrying about nervously as they gather bits of data. 664 more words


Prevention Partners and Process Improvement

Meeting Goal: Capture current Access Code business process, analyze and determine gaps then brain storm ideas for a new and improved Access Code process.  And then… 292 more words

PULSE 2014

Are you missing out on the power of checklists?

Book Recommendation:

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right.” by Atul Gawande


  • Who would benefit from reading this book?

    If you want to improve the stability of a process you manage.

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Book Review

Business Process Improvement Buzz Words and Phrases

What are the buzz words your company or business use to describe process improvement?

We went trolling the web and various social media sites to develop a list. 104 more words



…then something ain’t right




More to Learn Than Fear From Ebola

Ebola is scary. Though I try to allay my fears with practicality and common sense, I am – like many Americans – very concerned. The unknown is always scary. 650 more words

Editorials & Opinions

Would you like extra cheese with that value stream improvement?

Last Friday, I went into a pizza shop to pick up diner. It was a busy night and everyone in the staff was buzzing around. As I waited for our pizza, I noticed that I was able to see the entire shop from where I was standing and I got curious about how their processes were set up. 737 more words

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