Non-profit organizations whether they are small, storefront churches, the American Red Cross or anything in between really have to learn a few basic rules to be successful. Continue reading “Six Rules for the Effective Non-Profit”
There is a great story of a up and coming executive in a company who made a critical judgement in assessing the marketplace and lost the company over $10 million. This was a large company, so it did not threaten its survival, but it was a significant error and loss. When he met with the CEO of the company to discuss the issue, Continue reading “Four Things an Effective Leader Does to Create a Safe Learning Environment”
Quite often, in a team environment, a list of ideas is generated from a brainstorming session. Often there are too many itmes fora team to work on at the moment. Multivoting can help develop a consensus. Continue reading Tools for Teams: Multivoting
Brainstorming is an unhibited tool for generating new and creative ideas, especially when there is not an obvious solution or there are competing approaches to solving a problem. Continue reading Hints & Tips for Effective Brainstorming
This diagram creates a visual overview of the factors that affect a process, how the process affects the downstream activities and allows you to also note the factors that affect the inputs and the process.
Continue reading Root Cause Analysis-Combining Tools into New, Elegant Diagram
The ability to select the best tool for a particular job is the hallmark of any good carpenter or craftsman. Improving processes is very similiar. Continue reading Problem Solving Steps and Quality Tools to Employ