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Executive Excellence Series: How Not to Make Insane Mistakes

Internet go-to for all things related to perspective improvement, and prolific writer of sage business-attitude advice, Frank Sonnenberg has called us all out with his list of the “50 Insane…
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The trouble with talent! Is that consultant you contracted with really a contractor?

The trouble with talent! Is that consultant you contracted with really a contractor?

If you hire contracted talent, you can learn from my mistake… About eight years ago, I learned the hard way how inconsistent the government classification of employee vs. contractor really…
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How to Find the Time to Become an Adaptive and Agile Organization

How to Find the Time to Become an Adaptive and Agile Organization

Change is a resource hog. It involves time, money, people, strategy, risk, leadership, training, courage, commitment and governance. Picture each of these as a big boulder, in a big pile,…
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The Argument for On-site AND Remote Contract Teams

The Argument for On-site AND Remote Contract Teams

While I haven’t been able to determine precisely how many staffing and talent outsourcing companies there are in the world–I’d estimate at least 100,000 worldwide based on numbers I found–the…
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So, What's the Next Industrial Revolution Really?

So, What’s the Next Industrial Revolution Really?

In researching the subject of Smart Operations–which is essentially the data-reliant OpEx that’s overlaying the Lean Six Sigma-dependent OpEx and facing outward as much as inward–I Googled “next industrial revolution.”…
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Your Skills Are Who You Are

Your skills are who you are not what you do?

Neil Beyersdorf, a highly respected Quality/Risk/Change Management Consultant, Continuous Improvement Coach, and Operational Excellence Leader, shared this posted infographic on LinkedIn and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about…
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