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How do I Create a Culture of Continuous Improvement in my Department?

How do I Create a Culture of Continuous Improvement in my Department?

Problem: How do I create Impact in my department? As a manager, when walking into a department, one of the biggest challenges is how to create an impact in the department.  You will never manage the exact same way as the previous people leader, which is fine, but how do y...

Being a great manager: It’s not as difficult as you may think

Being a great manager: It’s not as difficult as you may think

As a manager, one of the biggest goals you may want to accomplish is creating a lasting impact in the department. The sad reality is that of all change initiatives, nearly 70% fail due to negative attitudes or the reluctancy to evolve away from the current organizational ...

Do More with Less Time – Productivity Lessons from France

Do More with Less Time – Productivity Lessons from France

If you are like 97% of our Canadian clients, work hours in your organization have become mere suggestions rather than hard and fast rules. It is often not unusual for us to see most of the workforce at their desks well after the suggested work day end time. This valuable ...

4 Steps to Reducing Inbox Overload – How to reduce your email volume to have more time to Manage

4 Steps to Reducing Inbox Overload – How to reduce your email volume to have more time to Manage

If you are anything like our clients being a manager means getting more email and have less time to manage your team.  Email has pervaded all areas of our lives and has become one of the most time-consuming areas of our work day.   90% of our clients surveyed before start...

What the City of Vancouver can teach us about Operational Efficiency

What the City of Vancouver can teach us about Operational Efficiency

Supply chain management for the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Canada includes coordinating many complexities and intricacies. From ensuring that public utilities such as sewage and water services are running smoothly to providing community centers with all of their equ...