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improving the breed


For some years now the concept of continuous improvement has been embedded into management culture. We have had all the Japanese influences, lean manufacturing (and then lean everything else, except, perhaps, in management speak where fat is good it would seem), and so there is a general willingness to work towards improving product and process. Some of this is disguised in the throwaway culture we have with cars, white goods and technology where as soon as you have bought the latest the next generation is announced, but there is one area where improving the breed seems to be not just overlooked, but is sometimes supressed. Read more…

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making best use of theory and practice


 

People often seem to get hung up about the two, but whilst they are different there should be no separation; we make progress through the way that we integrate them. Read more…

musings on learning and on lessons learnt


One of the things that fascinates me about learning is how often things just stay with you, even when you don’t always realise the significance, or sometimes that you’ve even learned them, and I try to think about this when I am training, coaching or mentoring people. Read more…

What’s your business all about? Do your people know?


Those who delve into the deeper corners f my social media output will be aware that recently I have been working on developing one of my various ventures into the retail arena. So why am I taking on a project like this? Read more…