Archive for the ‘Organization’ Category

Productivity Improvement Advice from Seth

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Productivity improvement advice is everywhere. But recently, author and consultant Seth Godin offered one theory on why it doesn’t work. I disagree.
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Business Process Modeling: The “Why”

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Business Process Modeling (BPM) software is becoming more and more popular in large organizations. A writer for ebiz helps explain why these tools are gaining traction.

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Increase Productivity: Engaging With Others

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Increasing productivity may be the objective, but most of the time it seems like we are only increasing activity. A clip from an old animated cartoon makes this point in a hilarious and poignant way.
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The Productivity Double Standard

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Business process improvement is a major initiative of many companies. So why aren’t executives looking to improve their own efficiency?
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Why Being On Time Matters

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Process improvement mostly consists of tasks like analysis, optimization, and implementation. But sometimes the best way to improve business process is to simply focus on being on time.

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The Negative Effects of Being Unaware

Monday, February 20th, 2012

The World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour (WGH) recently visited the Indiana State Fairgrounds. And, while the train displays were quite impressive, I found myself mesmerized more by the unproductive exhibits consumed by crowds.

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[VIDEO] Hard Work Pays Off In Seconds

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

When it comes to business process optimization in the office, many of us have the same goal in mind: to enhance productivity and increase satisfaction. And while process improvement is a great start in the journey, there’s one key factor we should all keep in mind when setting our sights on achieving optimal results in any given process.

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Increase Productivity by 5% In One Day

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Every company and every employee wants to be more productive. Are there actually easy things you can do to make a significant  productivity increase in only one day?
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Email Productivity: The Psychology of BCC

Monday, January 30th, 2012

We all want to increase our email productivity. One area where we tend to create headaches for ourselves is in the use of blind carbon copy (BCC).
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Setting Our Sights On 2012

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Today many of us will spend the final hours of the year wrapping-up the business process improvement projects and tasks we set forth in 2011. The question is, come Monday, what is your plan?

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