Seven Work from Home Tips to Ensure Success

Seven Work from Home Tips to Ensure Success

For much of my professional career I have had the opportunity to work from home on a regular basis. Whether you are one of the millions suddenly working from home, or just want to be more productive, here are seven essential work-from-home tips to help you stay productive while still maintaining good work-life balance. 1.…

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14 Tips for an Effective Virtual Meeting

14 Tips for an Effective Virtual Meeting

As a leader, you want your virtual meeting to be effective, memorable, and productive. You want every attendee to walk away energized, with clear action items and a strong sense of purpose. Perhaps the best-kept secret in business is how easy it is to host a great meeting. Why then are so many corporate meetings…

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Lean Six Sigma Tools: DMAIC

Lean Six Sigma Tools: DMAIC

DMAIC: The Heart of Lean Six Sigma “Work smarter, not harder” is a phrase most of us have encountered at some point or another in our careers. While there is only a finite number of effort and hours we can throw at a problem each day, working smarter implies we can get more out of…

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Kodak, GM and the Importance of Innovation

Kodak, GM and the Importance of Innovation

In 1881, a “not especially gifted” high school dropout named George Eastman started up the Eastman Dry Plate Company. He did so with four bedrock principles: Focus on the customer – pay attention to what they tell you Mass produce the product at the cheapest price possible so customers will invent new uses for it…

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